A Civil Defense exhibit causes
quite a stir in a small town.
A young man joins the local drum and bugle
corps for the love of its lead majorette.
A former high school athlete meets his destiny
on the... More > North Hudson Road.
These and other stories make up this collection
of tales about life in the small towns
of the Eastern Adirondacks.< Less
TEMPLE OF THE SPHINX is a tale of two friends from the Adirondacks - one an idealistic revolutionary, the other a cynical, fatalistic reporter - who find themselves caught up in an international... More > incident in North Africa - an incident that changes both men irrevocably.< Less
SAYING GOODBYE TO PORT DAVIS HIGH is a gentle and reflective look back at author Dave Donohue’s own youth in the Eastern Adirondacks. This novel highlights the intrinsic qualities of small town... More > life while, at the same time, evokes a great sadness for the decline of small towns in many corners of America - including the Adirondacks.< Less
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO MARY ALICE ROOSEVELT? is a collection of stories that centers on life in the small towns in the Eastern Adirondacks. The themes of friendship, shared memory and a unity of... More > purpose that bind people together pervade the work.
This collection continues the body of fiction (Golden Eagles, Saying Goodbye to Port Davis High, Christmas in Port Davis) Dave Donohue has created over the years in trying to capture the essence of small town life in the Adirondacks with all the various characteristics that describe it. Whether these factors be kinship, rugged individualism, loneliness or loyalty, this book is another installment in this journey.< Less