by Edward J. McAuliffe Do you remember the childhood holidays you spent with your father? Can you still recall his opinions and beliefs about life and happiness? Claudeen E. McAuliffe presents a family history as seen through the eyes of her father, Edward, in this heartfelt and carefully crafted collection, Poems From My Father. Accompanying each poem is a commentary written by Claudeen, which provides background to each experience and opens the readers mind to personal reflection. While the writings of Poems From My Father reflect Irish wit, persona, and traditions, they offer a universal appeal to all those attracted to the joys of life found in nature, relationships, and memories. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Poems from My Father is a tribute to Edward J. McAuliffe, a man whose passion for the written word inspired the love of books and writing. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Edward McAuliffe now lives with his wife, Dolly, in Wisconsin. As a corporal in the United States Marine Corps, McAuliffe served in China as a part of the U.S. Embassy Guard in Peking and in the Pacific and South Pacific with the First Marine Division. Now an avid reader and chess player, in his younger years, McAuliffe enjoyed gardening, woodworking, hunting, and fishing. Poems from My Father is his first published work. (2004, paperback, 40 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.