Category Archives: THE ONES THEY LEFT BEHIND

True Confessions

I’ve written and spoken at some length about writing this book over 15 years. One would think that over that time, I would have a pretty clear sense of what the book is about. Think again. I was invited to … Continue reading

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TV in Mercury Retrograde-

My next stop was a TV interview in Columbia, South Carolina to promote the talk I was to give at Fort Jackson the following week. South Carolina in general and Columbia in particular got the full wrath of the Union … Continue reading

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She Was Inspired

I began my five-week speaking/book tour across the South in the following way. I arrived promptly at the Dixie Queen off base and was met by the librarian. He escorted me on base. We went to the library and after … Continue reading

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Review for THE ONES THEY LEFT BEHIND from The Civil War News

Excellent Novel About  A Veteran’s Postwar Mission The Ones They Left Behind by Antonio Elmaleh. Historical fiction. Map, 260 pp., 2014, Antonio Elmaleh, http://www.antonioelmaleh.com, $22.95. Every so often a book comes along that makes the past profoundly rele­vant to the present. Such … Continue reading

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