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About the author:
Whitney Hamilton grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and Birmingham, Alabama. She has written numerous plays and screenplays. Whitney's films include "A Rogue in Londinum" currently on the festival circuit and premiering at the Lucerne International Film Festival in October 2011 and New Hope, PA Film Fest 2012 winning Honorable Mention for the Independent Spirit Award.
"My Brother's War" premiered at the Methodfest Film Festival 2005 and was nominated for best low- budget indie and for best actress Whitney Hamilton. It is loosely based on the first part of "Firefly", Whitney's first Novel. It went on to the Bluegrass Independent Film Festival, Temeculah Valley Independent Film Festival, New Hope Film Festival 2011 and the Southern Appalachian International Film Festival 2011. It has North American distribution. My Brother's War - Director's Cut is available on Amazon.
As a writer Whitney has penned nine Screenplays: "The Immaculate Misconception", (Optioned and produced by Other Side of the River Productions and on demand on Indieflix), Chasing DeKooning (commissioned), "UNION" the sequel to "My Brother's War" and loosely based on the second half of "Firefly" - Placed third in the Newfest Screenplay Competition 2010 "In Search of the Monkey Girl"- Honorable Mention Slamdance Screenplay Competition, Elvis is Dead, Mapping the In Between, and The Watchers. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
The Great White Storm
And the New York Blizzard of 1888, an Alchemical Story
The Great White Storm that hit New York in 1888 was the worst blizzard in US history. Richard Rhys newly married to Victoria Thornton leaves for an appointment with Edwin Booth on a spring morning in March. His wife has taken the landau to their Manor house in the Flatlands of Brooklyn. By the afternoon New York City is crippled by the white hurricane. As Richard cloaks himself in a bison hide and walks across the Brooklyn Bridge to find his wife he is met with the mortality of his past and future incarnations appearing as a female painter, Ashley in 2011 and also as a half Lakota - half Tibetan Medicine woman, Ansa, at the time of the Dutch settlements of New Amsterdam in 1664. Using a saffron thread from Ansa?s ancient Tibetan robe, Richard is met with incarnations of his wife and lover as Chief Tamanend and a modern Writer for an Arts Magazine, Chelsea. Traveling to London to unlock the secrets of the past, Ashley and Chelsea come face to face with alchemy and prominent mystical figures. Luminaries such as William Penn, Dr. Samuel Pepys, Sitting Bull, Dr. John Dee, Stanford White, Buffalo Bill Cody, Nichola Tesla, Madam Blavatsky, Mary Astor, Jacob Riis, Edwin Booth, Abraham Lincoln, Nichola Tesla, John Wilkes Booth, Jack the Ripper, Louisa May Alcott, Charlie Chaplin and Queen Elizabeth the II. Discovering 13 large sea paintings by Rhys locked away at the Tate Museum, they find that if studied in a certain sequence the paintings bring about profound transformations and enlightenment. A story of how a soul can continue to change the world life after life..
- Publication Date:
- 1480290068 / 9781480290068
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Romance / Time Travel