Thinking of buying copies of Norwich Matters or Norwich Heroes for Christmas? If so, consider ordering now. All book orders received before midnight December 19th will ship immediately and pre-Christmas delivery is guaranteed (U.S. Only…add some time for APOs). Also, If you’d like your books signed just send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately after placing [...]
The following is an excerpt from Norwich Heroes. The Illusion Captain Chris Leitch and his crew of two couldn’t have been happier when they departed Grand Bahama Island aboard the Illusion, a beautiful 67-foot sailboat, bound for Newport, Rhode Island, where the boat’s new owners eagerly awaited its arrival. When they departed on May 3, [...]
A few months ago I read historian Steven Pressfield’s Gates of Fire and it knocked me on my ass. After reading the last page I closed the book, set it down on my desk, and wondered how a human being could have created such an awe-inspiring work of art. It’s about the Battle of Thermopylae (AKA “300″) and I can’t help but think Pressfield’s version is exactly how things played out – word for word – straight down to King Leonidas’ rousing speeches.
Jack Weafer (NU’70) was as tough as woodpecker lips. He was a lifelong jock, competitive triathlete, successful psychotherapist, family man, and general overachiever accustomed to being in full control of his life. Then, one day, he unexpectedly fell backwards more than 50 feet into a rocky ravine – shattering everything but his soul. Nine months [...]