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J Franklin Green
A LIMITED COLOR EDITION TO THE BOOK: A BABY BOOMERS HISTORY OF GUILDERLAND By JOHN GREEN
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A limited edition full color companion to the Book: "A baby Boomers History of Guilderland New York." Contains large color versions of many of the places covered. Please enjoy the walk down... More > memory lane< Less
A BABY BOOMERS HISTORY OF GUILDERLAND - PART II By John Green
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This book is the requested sequel to the well-received original volume: "A Baby Boomers History of Guilderland" published in 2017. New stories and new photographs. In contrast to the first... More > book, this one focuses more on personal memories than geography and landmarks. The first volume had 34 contributors of stories and graphics. The one has over 60! Places we lived, loved, learned, worked and played, taken for granted, as though nothing would ever change. Those days from the 1950’s to 1980’s, were times of great change, not only in the culture of America, but also as reflected in the town. Like much of history, it didn’t last long. In addition, it has a lengthy chapter about The Guilderland Players at Guilderland Central High School.< Less
THE STORY OF A SMALL TWIG By John Green
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DESCENDANTS OF CONRAD KRESGE -THE STORY OF A SMALL TWIG This is the story of two families. One founded an empire that at one time was the second largest retail store chain in North America. The... More > other, a very small twig of that family tree. The first family became obscenely rich. The other has a few nickels to rub together but is rich in experiences and travels. We are all descendants of Conrad Kresge who came to America in the 1740’s. His great-great grandson, Sebastian Sperle Kresge, founded the S.S. Kresge Company in 1897. His stores proliferated throughout the 20th century, eventually becoming Kmart, in 1962. Its rise and fall told from that time, until its predicted demise in 2018. Their story also parallels a unique time in American history starting near the beginning of the 20th century. Inventions like the automobile, telephone, airplane, phonograph, radio and motion pictures that would shape the coming century were in their infancy. Rural America was transforming to an urban and suburban country.< Less
Booze & Betrayal By John Green
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Two love affairs and two betrayals. The story of a man with two consuming loves. The one pushed him further down a dark road of deceit and altered the course of his life, and the other, his one true... More > love that almost destroyed him.< Less
A PAINTING RETROSPECTIVE 1973-2015 By John Green
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This volume contains a limited sampling of work from the period 1972-2015.Some show roots in New York and some in the Southwest: Arizona and New Mexico. Some from the 70's have no roots at all. Wadda... More > surprise. Make of them what you will. I just make them. Some thematic explanation is offered inside. John attended college at Rochester Institute of Technology - 1971-1975, graduating with honors as a fine and applied arts major. Upon graduation, he began a 10-year career with D.J. Moore Advertising in Albany, NY as an art director, learning much from his employer and mentor Don Moore. After a brief stint at another Albany agency in 1985, he started his own advertising/graphic design business, Pawmark Studios, which later transitioned to Creative Colleagues. He has also been a copywriter, creative director, graphic designer and illustrator. In 1999, he relocated from Schenectady, NY to Phoenix Arizona. He is currently semi-retired and has become an author.< Less
Seligman, Ash Fork & Route 66 Arizona By John Green
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A pictorial trip along historic route 66 through Ash Fork, Seligman, Peach Springs, Valentine, Truxton and Hackberry.
ASH FORK, ARIZONA By John Green
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A concise photographic look at Ash Fork, Arizona and surrounding countryside. A companion piece to www.ashforkaz.com and the book: "The Other town Too tough to Die." Filled wit landscapes,... More > town images, maps and wildlife.< Less
All Fall Down By John Green
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Adam Barthold is a deeply flawed man haunted by the mysterious Arahm Tuit. He travels from upstate New York to the hills of Ash Fork, Arizona where he hopes to start a new life but instead finds... More > love, danger and watches the world come tumbling down in red ruin, little knowing he has an important part to play in the future of human kind. Years later,the struggle continues as Oneonta the Scout, leads his people in a desperate fight to survive. Although this is an apocalyptic story, you will find NO zombies, alien invaders, government conspiracies, universal plagues or any other such nonsense. It addresses what is a more imminent threat to humankind. Further, it is told from a very limited point of view as experienced by the principal character, Adam Barthold. Unlike some such story lines, the book focuses more on the characters, their flaws, fortitude and family-like relationships. It is both a love story and a story of deep friendships often crossing over racial, age and cultural boundaries.< Less
The House in the Closet By John Green
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Is the house a haven or a horror? A portal to the past or portent of the future? Jason Graham and Martha Conklin, each bearing deep emotional scars from their past, embark on a fascinating and... More > frightening journey. Seeking closure to their memories, will they find a more important mission to pursue? This is short novel spanning a very long time. A time perhaps that never was and never will be again. THE normally comforting shapes in the knotty pine paneling tormented eight-year old Jason, as he lay awake reliving the nightmarish day of rage and torment at the hands of his mother. Suddenly, he remembered the loose panel in the back of his closet. Sliding out of bed quietly, he slid open the door and reached in to feel for it -- but all he felt was a solid wall.< Less
The House in the Closet By John Green
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Is the house a haven or a horror? A portal to the past or portent of the future? Jason Graham and Martha Conklin, each bearing deep emotional scars from their past, embark on a fascinating and... More > frightening journey. Seeking closure to their memories, will they find a more important mission to pursue? This is short novel spanning a very long time. A time perhaps that never was and never will be again. Set in slightly larger than normal type, to be easily read with tired eyes, in dim light or hiding in dark alleys.< Less