|DREAM WITHIN A DREAM by C. Pleasants York 150 ISBN
978-0-9650812-2-1 perfect bound. $10.95 plus $2.00 P&H. The haunting
melody of Never Land leads four girls on a journey of murder and suspense.
A memory box of dreams and illusions, this coming-of-age novel is enhanced
by photographs by the author and her husband and by poems that reflect
the slow-drawl life of the small towns of the South during the 1950's.
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Darla - arrogant, spiteful and vindictive, determined to have her way
no matter what the cost to the ones who loved her Memory - lonely and lost,
a wandering soul caught up in the whirlwind of events she could not control,
searching for a way of life she could comprehend
"There is a place
Sample of the work:
Time flees like swift things -
The bracelet is a meadow
And at the funeral
York has been an educator for 38 years, teaching all levels from Project Head Start to community college. She is presently teaching Creative Writing and English and works with the Academic Enrichment program.
In her spare time, York is a collage artist who collects antique dolls and Valentines. She specializes in making memory boxes and Sailor's Valentines from sea shells.
The Yorks are the parents of three children - Adam, Emily and Jonathan
- who are all published poets. They have traveled to over 20 countries,
taking students on tours to Europe and, most recently, to Australia, New
Zealand, and Fiji.