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On Tap
Inspirational Reading
Locals author and contribute to diverse genre

By JANET RAASCH

March 27, 2010

Revved Up

River Hills resident Colin Comer, one of the nationís top historians on Shelby cars, is getting outstanding reviews from Shelby enthusiasts for his November release of "The Complete Book of Shelby Automobiles: Cobras, Mustangs, and Super Snakes." Published by Motorbooks Publishing, the glossy, photo-filled pages are also loaded with great info on the American muscle cars.

Master Class

Longtime M Magazine freelance photographer and Cedarburg resident Doug Edmunds is one of 10 commercial photographers from across the United States to be featured in a book due out this month, "Professional Commercial Photography: Techniques and Images from Master Digital Photographers," written by California-based Lou Jacobs Jr. and published by Amherst Publishing.

Message of Hope

In the newly released book, "Enough to Go Around: Searching for Hope in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Darfur," Milwaukee-based photojournalist and documentarian Chip Duncan examines the human toll of disaster and conflict in south Asia and Africa as he travels alongside aid workers that tend to the largely unseen civilian casualties of conflict in these areasof the world. It is published by SelectBooks.

Hoops Dreams

The Rev. Dr. Patrick T. Ferry, president of Concordia University Wisconsin, pens a memoir in his debut book, "Faith in the Freshman: A Story of Hopes and Hoops." Itís the story of Ferry as a young college freshman who loves basketball and the lessons on family, faith, academics and transformation he learns during a 30-year span. "While a central theme of the book is basketball, anyone who reads it will soon find out that itís about so much more," Ferry says. Proceeds from the sale of the book will go to Concordia University Wisconsin. Itís published by Green Tree Publishers.

 


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