The SAGA Biography traces the band’s history over the last three decades; from the pre-SAGA days with Truck and Fludd in the early seventies, ‘till the departure of singer Michael Sadler... More > in December 2007. The members of SAGA have approved of this project and, in an effort to ensure factual correctness, they read the book prior to release.
“Thirty years is a long time in the life of a band and as you can imagine there are many twists and turns that the long road brings! There were a lot of happy times as well as some not so happy times and Edwins account of these are entertaining as well as enlightening for anyone who wants to go down that road or fans wanting to learn some of the inner workings of SAGA and the members. You won’t put it down!”
JIM GILMOUR, SAGA< Less
Imagine waking up one day and being told that everything you believe to be true is a lie - your name, your family, your world. Known throughout the world as John Travolta's talented nephew, in 2008... More > Rikki Lee Travolta suffered a nervous breakdown. While hospitalized he learned that he wasn't a member of the famous Travolta entertainment family, but was rather a broken man who through years of psychological and physical trauma had developed alternate personalities - one of them being "Rikki Lee Travolta." Unbecoming Travolta bravely chronicles Rikki Lee Travolta’s heartbreaking battle with Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder), Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression), Borderline Personality Disorder, Paranoid Schizophrenia, and severe Anxiety.< Less
This memoir recounts the author’s white-knuckle escape at age seven through Poland and across Russia—the German war machine always two steps behind. Reunited in New York, she and her... More > parents settle in Manhattan but peace remains out of reach as domestic turmoil, eccentric refugee friends, Zionist summer camp and an environment of political and ideological uncertainties create a life fraught with new adversities.
She and her friend plot a life of artistic escape and greatness. With her father she’s held tight in a chafing bond of love and rebellion. A failed marriage, artistic and existential despair, and disillusionment with post-World War II American society drive her to escape again, this time to paint in Spain. But peace remains out of reach there, too, despite a love affair, a conversion to Catholicism, and efforts at religious dedication.
This chronicle of Jewish escape from Europe tracks the twists and turns of that displacement, and an immigrant generation’s struggle to build a new life in America.< Less