Glendale, NY Author Publishes Historical Fiction
May 23, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment NewsMay 23, 2017 - Hurling Sticks to Fountain Pens, a new book by Patrick Joseph Sexton, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
Early 20th century Ireland was a world of division. Young men were inspired to free their country and were prepared to pay any price to achieve this. The Sullivan brothers, James and John, were two such men. Hurling Sticks to Fountain Pens shares this bloody period of history through their eyes as they join forces with other like-minded men to fight for Ireland's independence.
Filled with action, suspense, and historical details, this novel shares a vivid glimpse into the day-to-day efforts of these young patriots.
About the Author:
Patrick Joseph Sexton was born and raised in Ireland. Hurling Sticks to Fountain Pens was inspired by his father's stories of those days.
After graduating from university in 1972 with degrees in history and geography, Mr. Sexton worked for several years for various construction firms in England and Ireland before relocating to New York in 1986. After working in schools in New York for nearly three decades he is now retired.
He lives with his wife, Joanne, in Queens. Aside from writing, he enjoys playing his guitar for amusement and occasionally at parties and pubs.
Hurling Sticks to Fountain Pens is a 112-page paperback with a retail price of $12.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-3507-5. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.dorrancebookstore.com.