The Big Picture and The Adventures of Life

by Harvey Rothenstein



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 21/06/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 266
ISBN : 9781425759032

About the Book

The book contains short stories and poetry. There are forty nine short stories and one hundred and twenty poems. The poems are free verse and some metered. There are numerous subjects: from childhood to man hood. There are: Shakespearean sonnets, Yeats octave Philosophical poetry, Science, Confessional, Epitaph, Satire, Lyric, Dramatic and Narrative, Crown of Sonnets, Imagism, and many other genres. The book discusses ethics, love war and science. In The Big Picture and The Adventures of life there is conflict then resolution. Some story’s are strictly from the imagination, and other’s are written from experience. There are submerged characters some heroic some tragic, and some on the fringes of society.

About the Author

I have worked at The New York Academy of Medicine as a librarian, on Fifth Ave. in Manhattan. I stacked, sorted books using the Library of Congress system instead of The Dewey Decimal System. There were periodicals and books on reserve for medical doctors to read. Presently I am working for Family Council, an advocacy group for the elderly. Once a month a politician from the upper west side comes to speak. I have one a Poetry award issued by Editors Choice for my first book, The Forest Charmer a Dictionary of Verse. The Big Picture and The Adventures of Life is my second book. I attended: Pace University, and Albany University, and The New School of Social Research, and presently applied to Columbia University.