East Elmhurst, NY (Vocus) September 10, 2010
In anticipation of the prestigious Frankfurt International Book Fair, leading self-publisher Xlibris announced today the availability of Different Voices, a captivating poetry book authored by John Close.
Touching on life’s sensitive topics, Different Voices exquisitely captures pictures of the joys and pains of human existence. Each poem of this poetic anthology gives readers a chance to feel loved, touched, mystified, and satisfied. With over four hundred short yet reflective poetic masterpieces, this book vividly paints the author’s personal yet everyday sentiments that open the windows to his soul. It will radiate feelings of joy, grief, solitude and redemption to any reader.
Different Voices will be featured at the Frankfurt International Book Fair in Germany from October 6 to 10, 2010. It is now available for $9.99 (eBook), $23.99 (paperback) and $34.99 (hardback). Readers who wish to order a copy of this book are encouraged to visit Xlibris.com or call toll free (888) 795-4274.
About the Author
The author was raised in Elmhurst, New York City. He is the oldest of four brothers and a sister and
the son of loving, hard working parents. He attended St. Bartholomew grammar and Brooklyn Technical
High schools before going to New York’s City College, uptown. He completed one semester and worked briefly in a few different jobs before enlisting in the U.S. Army. After training he served with the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N.C. and the Dominican Republic. He was honorably discharged in the summer of 1965 and returned to New York, where he soon met his future and present wife. Within three years they became the parents of a son and daughter. John spent his working life in New York’s concrete construction industry, a business where room is made for all types and toleration the name of the game
providing one puts in the weight. In 2007, after forty-two years as a Local 46 Reinforcing Ironworker, he retired. He lives at the same address as he did on his wedding day and enjoys not only his leisure but a family life greatly enhanced by the arrival of six grandchildren.
Different Voices * by John Close
Publication Date: April 8, 2010
Trade Paperback; $23.99; 493 pages; 978-1-4500-5074-6
Trade Hardback; $34.99; 493 pages; 978-1-4500-5075-3
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4500-5076-0
Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.