The kingdom of Grape is a classic tale of good vs evil. Set in the middle ages, King Earl Grape has arranged for his daughter, Princess Jane Grape to marry the ambitious Duke the Red. However, not... More > only does she not love him, she despises him. It is up to a young man named Donnie Drake to become a hero and rescue his true love from the power-hungry Duke. The kingdom of Grape takes you on an unforgettable journey filled with miracle healers, ancient magic and a poisonous prince.< Less
Seedless Grape is an innocent journey, following the Child through consciousness and human nature, disguise and reality, and the enduring natural laws.
It's Pan's Labyrinth meets The Never Ending... More > Story with a touch of Roald Dahl topped off with a sprinkling of post structural feminism.< Less
Excerpt: The following are a few such distant rays from "the Excellent Glory;" a few GRAPES gathered by Faith and Hope — the two spies from the true Canaan; a few Pisgah-glimpses of... More > its Vineyards and Olive-yards. Glimpses, indeed, they only are — at best partial and transient; for even the mount of faith is oftentimes wreathed with clouds and vapors, dimming to the brightest vision, its views of the future. But as shadowy and indistinct as at best they must be — they may yet help us the better to descend the Valley of Death, complete our warfare, and, finally, with our pilgrim-staff, "to pass over this Jordan." By revealing a distant view of our eternal and glorious crown — we may be enabled the more cheerfully to bear our transient earthly cross. Colour images.< Less
This book has grown out of an attempt to teach the principles and methods of grape training to college students. I have found such teaching to be exceedingly difficult and unsatisfactory. It is... More > impossible to firmly impress the lessons by mere lectures. The student must apprehend the principles slowly and by his own effort. He must have time to thoroughly assimilate them before he attempts to apply them. I therefore cast about for books which I could put before my class, but I at once found that there are very few succinct accounts of the subjects of grape pruning and training, and that none of our books portray the methods which are most largely practised in the large grape regions of the east. My only recourse, therefore, was to put my own notes into shape for print, and this I have now done. And inasmuch as all grape-growers are students, I hope that the simple account will find a use beyond the classroom.< Less