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Columbus; Past, Present and Futureby Brad Pauquette
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Columbus: Past, Present and Future features twenty-three short stories of Columbus, Ohio. Each story is set in Columbus, Ohio between the city’s founding 200 years ago, and 2212, a date 200 years in our future. These captivating, enlightening stories, each of which was written by a different Central Ohio author, will entertain readers of all types.
With a foreword by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, Columbus presents twenty-three entertaining, unique stories written by Central Ohio’s most talented writers, as well as art from the region’s brightest visual artists.
Columbus includes stories written by Robert Alexander,Deborah Cheever Cottle, Amy S. Dalrymple, Stephen C. David, C.J. Edwards, Drew Farnsworth, Jay Fulmer, Heidi Durig Heiby, Brenda Layman, Jenny L. Maxey, Kim McCann, Casey McCarty, Todd Metcalf, Leslie Munnely, S. Michael Nash, Bradley Nelson, Ben Orlando, Brad Pauquette, Birney Reed, Janet Slike, Christopher Sunami, Chad Wellinger and Kim Charles Younkin.
Columbus also includes illustrations from fifteen Columbus artists, including Paul Binder, Scott Chaffin, Nick Coplen, Adrianne DeVille, Cortney DeWalt, Debra Fitch, Dorian Lefferre, Kevin McGinn, Jeff Ockerse, Doug Oldham, Melissa Pauquette, Hannah Ploechl, H.L. Sampson, Don Slobodien and Kelly Zalenski.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of every book will be gifted to the Columbus Historical Society, which strives to preserve and protect the history of Central Ohio.
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This collection of short stories is so diverse, so wide ranging that it has something for everyone. I love the concept. The stories are written along a timeline that spans two hundred years into the past to two hundred years into the future. Each author brings a unique perspective as you travel through time. From historical fiction like Pauquette's A Whiskey Man, to the present day like Maxey's The Circus House, to near future like Metcalf's Rewired, to way out future like Orlando's How to Rebuild a World in 2,536 Easy Steps, this anthology is a wonderful romp through time that is serious, funny, and poignant.