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Willie - The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams [NOOK Book]

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Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.

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Willie - The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams

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Overview

Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011422171
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books
  • Publication date: 7/12/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 173 KB

Meet the Author


MARCUS MCGEE


Curriculum Vitae


Birth dateAugust 8, 1960, Casablanca Morocco


Locale


1960 – 1964Casablanca, Morocco


1964 – 1967Madrid, Spain


1967 – 1969Omaha, Nebraska


1969 – 1984Sacramento, California


Valley High School


(Speech, Debate, Languages, Music)


California State University, Sacramento


(Communication Studies major, French Language & Theatre Arts minors)


1984 - presentSacramento, CA and Los Angeles, CA


Writing/Production History


1982Three plays: Solomon and Constance, Michael Angelo, Stevie: The Eighth Wonder of the World


1983Produced and directed Stevie at Sierra II Theatre, Sacramento, July; wrote stage play Table 21


Wrote No More Cheesecake!; began first novel


1985Completed novel Deus Ex Machina, completed two plays: Caesar and Kidstuff


1986Wrote stage play Dream and one-act Fashion


1987Adapted Dream as screenplay; Piss Only on the Porcelain, short stories Till Death Do Us Part, Mr. Peacock, Anthropophagi


1988Wrote The Love Tragedies and Remember


1990Produced, directed and starred in No More Cheesecake! at the Sacramento Community Center Theatre, March; began Willie Brown biography


1994Wrote Mommy! There’s A Little Boy Under My Bed!


1996Completed Willie: The Man, The Myth & The Era; wrote short stories


1998Founded Pegasus Books; Published An Essay: On Niggers and Squirrels; began writing legal novel; wrote Black Bertha


1999Published short story collection: Four Stories; finished novel; wrote Apology


2000Published novel Legal Thriller; Published An Essay: On The Execution of Timothy McVeigh


2001Published short story collection: Synchronicity; began new novel


2002Published thriller The Last Year


2003Researched and developed Griot film project


2004Completed short story collection: The Silk Noose; began sequel to Legal Thriller


2005-06 Published The Silk Noose; researched and


developed thriller Viral Vector; continued


writing Murder From the Grave


2007-08 Completed Murder From the Grave; began writing ViralVector; founded Parnassus Press Partnership Publishing


2009-10: Published Murder From the Grave; published Shadow In The Sky, published Moment of Truth, published Mommy, There’s A Little Boy Under My Bed! completed Viral Vector; began work on An Old Negro Spiritual and An Essay On What They’ve Called Us; Borders Book tour of the Northwest – Murder From The Grave a bestseller for region in Q4 2010


2011Wrote and published How To Eat An Elephant and Two Matadors; converted all books to eBooks; greater emphasis on publishing new writers


Personal:Single father raising two children; son Mark, 21 and daughter Natsumi, 14; fourth of seven


children: four brothers and two sisters


Extras: Fluent in French, competent at Latin and


Spanish; accomplished at saxophone and other


woodwinds; strong science, math, history,


political science and religions background


Hobbies: Reading history and philosophy; theatrical


production; music and movies


Passions: Writing, research, stories, wine, art,


Odd Fact: Marcus managed an upscale/political/lobbyist hangout Chinese restaurant called Frank Fat’s, one block from the California State Capitol, for fourteen years.


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