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(VIDEO) Wild River Books to release Marina Gottlieb Sarles novel, 'The Last Daughter of Prussia' - April 2nd, 2013
Wild River books presents a historical novel of suspense, love and
survival about the least known civilian mass exodus during the harsh
winter in the final months of World War II. Based on true stories passed
down over generations to author, Marina Gottlieb Sarles, The Last
Daughter of Prussia is a fast-paced, moving love story celebrating the
indomitable human spirit in the worst of times. The Last Daughter of
Prussia... for release April 2, 2013 by Wild River Books.
- Genre : Action, Adventure, Fantasy
- Rating : B - Under 18yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
A small-time magician with questionable ethics arrives in a magical land and must choose between becoming a good man or a great one....
- Genre : Drama, Fantasy, Romance
- Rating : T - 15yrs and Older
Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town....
The Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina today announced that there will be a Hemingway fishing in their Wahoo Smackdown II Tournament scheduled for February 21-23.
John Hemingway, grandson of the world-renown author Ernest Hemingway, next month will be trolling the same Gulf Stream waters as his famous grandfather, whose fishing exploits aboard his beloved "Pilar" helped put this tiny Bahamas out island on the global map in the 1930s.
Ernest Hemingway was an early apostle to the Bimini experience in the 1930s, where he drank, brawled and wrote his way through several fishing seasons, traveling back and forth between home in Key West and his beloved "Island in the Stream". His creative workshop was the Compleat Angler and his characterizations came from a world populated by giant blue marlin, bluefin tuna and schools of sharks almost too large to count. With his literary acclaim and sporting prowess, Hemingway, together with countless other kindred spirits, established Bimini as the Big Game Fishing Capital of the World--home today to some 50 world record catches and counting.
The 52-year-old writer from Montreal will be fishing with Captain Alexander Jiminez of Miami and aboard the 33' Contender "Makin It Happen". As a follow to the tournament, he will essay the history of big game fishing in Bimini.
John Hemingway is an American author from Miami, whose critically acclaimed memoir Strange Tribe examines the similarities and the complex relationship between his father Dr. Gregory Hemingway and his grandfather, Nobel Laureate Ernest Hemingway.
John has visited Bimini, the setting for his grandfather's posthumous novel "Islands in the Stream", countless times. His parents first took him to the island when he was a newborn and his childhood was spent fishing in the Gulf Stream with his father for Marlin and Wahoo and "everything else that you could and can still catch in those waters."
As a young man he moved to Milan, Italy in 1983, where he taught English and worked as a translator while pursuing creative writing. His articles and short stories have appeared in American, Italian and Spanish newspapers and reviews. His short story Uncle Gus was the featured piece for the re-launch of the Saturday Evening Post.
After leaving Italy in 2006 and spending a year in Spain, John now lives with his two children in Montreal, Canada.
"This is a real coup for us," said Tournament Director Captain Paul Cameron. "Imagine being able to brag that you actually fished with a Hemingway, and in Bimini, of all places.
Cameron said "Makin It Happen", which has taken advantage of the Big Game Club's seasonal marina rates, is looking for some heavy competition in February.
"This past November we had some 60 anglers competing for more than $30,000 in cash and prizes," he said. "Lots of action during the tournament with nearly a ton and a half of fish landed."
The entry fee for the Wahoo Smackdown II (which includes four anglers per boat) is an affordable $1,250. First place prize is $5,000, followed by $1,500 for second and $1,000 for third.
Playboy Playmate Shawn Dillon, Miss February 2013, will also be on hand on Saturday, February 23rd, helping with the final weigh-ins, presenting trophies and posing for pictures and signing autographs for participating teams.
For information regarding the next Wahoo tournament and to register online, please go to http://www.biggameclubbimini.com/big-game-tournament.htm or call (800) 867-4767.
'Heiress to a Curse' is a fantasy romance novel written by Bahamian newcomer Zandria Munson. Published by famed Publishing house 'Harlequin', this is the first novel in the 'Hearts of Stone' series just introduced.
Alexandra Barret is a features writer living alone in her New York apartment. A descendant to an ancient witch Necesar, Alexandra has visions and strange dreams that usually serve as both a blessing and a curse. One day she gets a new neighbor across the hall named Marius Drakon. She is quite taken by his looks and charm but tries hard to ignore it.
Marius, who is over five centuries old, is cursed to roam the earth as a creature for eternity. He was cur ...
- Genre : Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
- Rating : TBC - To Be Classified
A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. ...
- Genre : Crime, Drama, Western
- Rating : T - 15yrs and Older
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by a new deputy and other authorities who want a cut of their profits....
Bahamian author Marina Gottlieb Sarles launched her new novel, "The Last Daughter of Prussia", with a book signing on Tuesday, December 18 at the Pelican Bay Hotel Canal House.
"The Last Daughter of Prussia" is a historical novel based on the family diaries of the author's grandparents - an epic story of suspense, love and survival centering around the largest and least known civilian mass exodus at the end of World War II. Set amidst a beautiful and vanished way of life in war-torn East Prussia, two unlikely young lovers must fight for their lives and find new heart while struggling to escape one of the most dangerous and tragic landscapes of any generation. The Last Daughter of Prussia is a fast-paced compelling tale celebrating the indomitable human spirit in the worst of times.
The book signing also included a short reading by the author. Advance first-edition hardback autographed copies of the novel were also available for sale.
Marina Gottlieb Sarles is also the author of "Sand In My Shoes", a collection of classic island stories. Gottlieb-Sarles is the daughter of Grand Bahama's first doctor and nurse, Dr. Ejnar and Owanta Gottlieb, who came to the island during its Pine Ridge lumber camp pioneer days, and later relocated to Abaco where they served the surrounding communities for many years. The author is also the sister of Cay Gottlieb, founder of Grand Bahama's first privately owned radio station (Cool 96 FM), and Frederik F. Gottlieb, attorney and former member of Parliament for Abaco.
The author has set up a blog (marinagottliebsarles.com) with the story behind writing the novel, which will be released to world markets in April 2013. The book launch event was a special opportunity for The Bahamas to get a first look at a work by a Bahamian daughter whose roots are deeply woven into the tapestry of the islands.
- Genre : Thriller
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A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate....
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Relief workers used innovative technologies in unprecedented ways to aid
in the recovery of quake-ravaged Haiti, a new report has found.
Interactive maps and SMS (Short Message Service) texts helped guide
search-and-rescue teams and find people in need of critical supplies, as
the Caribbean nation became a real-world laboratory for new
Though the innovations had varying levels of impact in Haiti, they
showcased the potential for use in future crises, the report, "Media,
Information Systems and Communities: Lessons from Haiti," concluded..