In a recent public radio interview I was asked about the depiction of Anah, the villain of Widow Walk and whether his actions were representative of any specific ethnic group and in particular, whether the behavior manifest by him and his clan was an accurate depiction of the mores of aboriginal cultures. My response was […]
December 1st: Headed to Knoxvile to work on the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization and Leadership Development processes. Making much progress. Had an absolutely terrific LEAD course in November teaching leadership and many managerial concepts to our Anesthesiology and Emergency Department facility medical directors. Next course is in February for our Hospital Medicine directors.
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Historical Fiction: Early Days of the American Pacific Northwest
WAm | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Widow Walk, By Gerard LaSalle
Review by Kristy McCaffrey
In Widow Walk, a fictional historical novel based on fact, we meet Emmy Evers, a young woman twice married and carving out a difficult life in the early days of the […]
Fredrick, Seven Pines and Gaines Mill
9-20-13 Spent a half day revisiting the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Fredrick, Maryland. Previously had toured the exhibits with a good friend five years ago. This time I was accompanied by someone with an excellent clinical background that complemented my own, which expanded my appreciation for […]
This past Thursday Parkplace Bookstore in Kirkland, Washington (www.parkplacebookskirkland.com) hosted Shannon Polson, Lance Weller and me in what was to be a reading, signing and discussion session. We did not read because the audience asked so many engaging, interesting and perceptive questions. Lance Weller’s eloquent award-winning historical fiction Wilderness tells the story of an […]
I am honored to be one of three Northwest Authors invited to read and discuss our work at an upcoming event hosted at Parkplace Books in Kirkland, Washington – August 22nd at 7:00. These are similar, yet distinctly different works and I will discuss the event and my impressions of the differences in our […]
We are honored to have John Aylward, the distinguished stage (ACT, Seattle Rep), TV (E.R., Law and Order) and film actor narrating the audio book version of Widow Walk.
Greenleaf Publishing will have the downloadable and CD version ready for orders on Amazon and Barnes & Noble by October. We have had the privilege of […]
NBC’s KING-TV affiliate will interview on its Morning Show Gar LaSalle about his book. The segment will appear Monday, July 15th or sometime thereafter.
Interesting new review from Great Britain:
“Although I’m a Scot, I have always been interested in novels and articles of the Native American peoples so when given the opportunity to read […]
One Hundred and Fifty years ago today, Robert E. Lee, in an ill conceived battle plan, sent Major General George E. Pickett to lead a frontal attack – to march his troops up over one mile of gradually sloping prairie against a well entrenched Union force on Cemetery Ridge of the little Pennsylvania […]