More Speckled Tales Eve Bates

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Published: August 21st 2015

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More Speckled Tales  by  Eve Bates

More Speckled Tales by Eve Bates
August 21st 2015 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 192 pages | ISBN: | 5.47 Mb

These stories range from medieval times to the present. The collection begins with five zany Baltic folktales brought by the author’s parents to their new country from Lithuania. “Durnukis” is a person not playing with a full deck, yet he skillfullyMoreThese stories range from medieval times to the present. The collection begins with five zany Baltic folktales brought by the author’s parents to their new country from Lithuania. “Durnukis” is a person not playing with a full deck, yet he skillfully outsmarts nobility.

The rest of the stories are Americana, from the beginning to the end of the twentieth century. We see how immigrants fared after coming to “Amerika.” “Disaster in the New World,” an intriguing account of what happened to close friends in Burlington County, New Jersey, circa 1916, recalls a murder case involving famed detective Ellis Parker, and recounts a tale of Sputnik and the UFOs of 1957.Bio: After becoming widowed, Eve Bates earned an Associate of Arts degree at age seventy-five.

College teachers told her she had a flare for writing. Her first book was “Sudiev! Goodbye!: Joys and Hardships of a Lithuanian Immigrant Girl,” a family saga published in 1978 which is now in the permanent collection at the Statue of Liberty Library on Ellis Island, NYC.

Complementing Bates’ second book, “My Speckled Tales and Other Dimensions,” her third, “More Speckled Tales,” recounts additional colorful, fantastic stories. She has plans for two more collections, in between which Bates finds time for gardening and fishing.



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