William D. Carson (’63 HORT)

William D. Carson The Emancipation Procrastination book

William D. Carson The Emancipation Procrastination book

The Emancipation Procrastination is the story of an African-American family who migrated from Summerton to Philadelphia to escape their primitive living conditions and almost non-existent educational opportunities. The book is published by Thomas Nelson and is available at Amazon.com.

*John A. Blackburn (’69 ARCH)

John Blackburn’s book Healthy Stables by Design introduces the concepts of aerodynamic ventilation, strategic natural light and passive solar heating and cooling into horse barn designs ranging from exquisite to functional. Information may be found at http://www.healthystablesbydesign.com.

*W. Kelly Durham (’80 POSC)

W. Kelly Durham Wade's War book

W. Kelly Durham Wade’s War book

Wade’s War is a novel with a Clemson connection. The main character, Wade Brook, is a Clemson graduate. He works for S.C. Senator Jimmy Byrnes, President Roosevelt’s top ally on Capitol Hill. Wade learns that the characters in pre-war Washington aren’t always what they seem to be as he finds himself ensnared in a web of romance, espionage and intrigue. The book is available in both Kindle and paperback editions from Amazon.

*Laura Ann Garren (’80 ENGL, M ’97)

Laura Ann Garren The Chattooga River: A Natural and Cultural HistoryThe Chattooga River: A Natural and Cultural History, published by The History Press, tells the story of one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southeast, the National Wild and Scenic Chattooga River, made famous by the movie Deliverance. The book describes the flora, fauna, people and history of the river and its watershed.

*Leigh Anne Whitlock Hoover (’83 SED-EN)

Leigh Anne Whitlock Hoover Reading with Ralph, A Journey Reading with Ralph, A Journey in Christian Compassion is an adult Christian book from Jan-Carol Publishing Inc. The book follows the friendship and unlikely relationship through reading between the author and her literacy student, Ralph.
She is the author of the children’s books The Santa Train Tradition and Festus and His Fun Fest Favorites. More information can be found at www.facebook.com/LeighAnneWHoover or www.thesantatraintradition.com.

*Sherry Thrift Bradshaw (’84 BUSADM)

Sherry Thrift Bradshaw The Front Nine book

Sherry Thrift Bradshaw The Front Nine book

The Front Nine: Making Your Shots Count in Life, published by LifeBridge Books, points out parallels between life on the links and divine principles that lead to a life of significance. The book is available at Amazon.com.