8. Bob's Books

  • PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING My Piano My Life; The Life of Jacqueline Gourdin as told to Robert Erickson My husband, Bob is an author, this is his second book. I share his books with you on my website. Back cover:   This is the fast moving, exciting story of a concert pianist, born in poverty-ridden Florida and her move with her black matriarchal family to Boston. You will see her rise to success because of her incredible talent for the piano. She studies at the Boston Conservatory of Music and then on to a scholarship in Paris where she met the love of her life and a flaming romance ensued. Live with Jacqui through all her ups and dows and meet the wonderful characters of her life. A true story that is hard to put down.   Robert Erickson is a published author and long time close friend of Jacuie Gourdin who has experienced many of the successes and trials of Jacqui's extraodinaly life. He lives with his wife Brenda in midcoast Maine
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    SNOOKY Recollections of a Boy from Skokie

    Robert Erickson


    My husband, Bob is an author, this is his first book. I share his books with you on my website.


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    Snooky is the delightful story of a boy growing up in Skokie, Illinois during the World War II years. Dubiously named Snooky by a nurse at birth, this boy became the epitome of boyhood whose activities are related in a series of short, amusing stories. You will delight in getting to know this precocious young lad, his family and friends.  


    Robert Erickson (aka Snooky) has had several magazine articles published as well as his poetry. His recollections of his childhood is his first published full-length book. Robert lives with his wife, Brenda, in midcoast Maine.

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  •   The Poetry of Life in Maine$14.95 PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING   The Poetry of a Life in Maine; Life's events leading to poetry Robert Erickson   My husband, Bob is an author, this is his third book. I share his books with you on my website.   Back cover: "People express the events of their lives in various ways. Robert Erickson shares some of the ups and downs, joys and sorrows of his adult life living in Maine. This book is a rare glimpse of the poet and his poetry and the reasons for writing.   ON PEMAQUID   I feel like such a kid When I see Point Pemaquid Tortured granite, tossing sea Lighthouse pulsing, pulling me Home   "The Poetry of a Life in Maine" won Honorable Mention in the New England Book Festival, 2011.
  • The Tall Tales of Carl Munro$15.00  PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING "The Tall Tales of Carl Munro; The Incredible Bard of Round Pond, Maine" Robert Erickson My husband, Bob is an author and this is his fourth book. I share his books with you on my website. Our neighbor, Carl Munro was a wonderful neighbor who shared his humor with all he knew. He also shared his blueberries, his grapes, his onions and beans. Most of all however, he shared an incredible imagination. These stories will make you laugh and roll your eyes. Testimonials: "We spent most of our vacation time in Round Pond, ME with Carleton, enjoying his many stories. He was a unique and memorable person, a family treasure." -His brother, Ronald and Ronald's wife, Avis "Carl was one of my mom's cousins. He was always telling us stories and taking us kids off on some kind of adventrure. As an adult, phone calls from Carl always started with, "Yeah. What are you doing?" and I knew I would be off on another adventure!" Don Meakin "Carl Munro, a friend and neighbor of many years, was a master of the ourtageously funny Maine story. He will remain with us in spriit for the rest of our days in Round Pond." Bob and Becky True