The “Widow Walk Suite”

December 26, 2013

Attached is one of the movements in Tom McGurk’s Widow Walk Suite, composed for the audio book version of Widow Walk. I will post one of the sections from John Aylward’s beautiful narration in the next blog entry. The audio book for Widow Walk is scheduled to be released in January.   Thomas McGurk,…

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December 15, 2013

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…

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USA Best Book Award, Cover Art and Totems

December 1, 2013

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…

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Anchor Books – Author’s Reading & Signing

October 7, 2013

  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…

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Diary entry: Fredrick, Seven Pines and Gaines Mill

September 24, 2013

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,…

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Three Author Signing and Reading Event

August 25, 2013

This past Thursday Parkplace Bookstore in Kirkland, Washington ( 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…

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Three Author Reading Event and Joplin Independent – Book Review

August 19, 2013

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…

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John Aylward narrates Widow Walk

August 9, 2013

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…

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KING 5 TV Interviews Widow Walk Author Gar La Salle

July 23, 2013
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NBC via its KING TV & KONG TV affiliates will interview Widow Walk author

July 10, 2013

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: Review “Although I’m a Scot, I have always been interested in novels and articles of the Native American peoples…

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