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Poetry Book is an Official Entry at This Year’s California Library Association Book Exhibit

In anticipation of the prestigious California Library Association Book Exhibit, 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 California Library Association Book Exhibit, which will be held in San Diego, CA on November 12, 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 today.

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.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

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