Our Client, and Author Joyce Marks

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Joyce Marks was born in 1942 in London, UK.   The Author emigrated to New Zealand in 1989.\

Her impressive educational background:  She obtained a degree in Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Bristol in the UK.  She  then obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of London, after which Joyce trained as an educational psychologist at the Tavistock Clinic in London.

She has two poems published in anthologies.

Another novel Joyce has written titled “The Man Who Wore Brothel Keepers”.  We are hoping to get this work published also.

Joyce has written a children’s story; “The Boy and the Bird King”,  also soon to be published.

 

In “A Lift From a Stranger,  and Other Stories”, Joyce Marks, describes significant facts and incidents occurring in her childhood.

 

The family is Jewish and emigrated from Russia and Latvia. Several settled in the UK.  The author’s  parents and grandparents lived in London and Scotland. The author has a younger sister, Marian. They have music lessons; one of their teachers is the father-in-law of Vladimir Ashkenazy.   Joyce has one daughter (Musician and Composer), and a son (a Lawyer) residing in New Zealand.

 

Several holidays are described and dramatic incidents which occurred on some of the holidays.  This Collection of Short Stories make for fascinating reading, and is especially poignant since these stories were based on factual events.

 

Other Projects by the Author

The Author is working on her new  book titled “Childhood Memories” which will nicely compliment this work.

Another novel Joyce has written titled “The Man Who Wore Brothel Keepers”.  We are hoping to get this work published also.

Joyce has written a children’s story; “The Boy and the Bird King”,  also soon to be published.

She has two poems published in anthologies.

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

A lift from a stranger and other stories_Cover Pauline Miller Nov 3 2014

 

In “A Lift From a Stranger,  and Other Stories”, Joyce Marks, describes significant facts and incidents occurring in her childhood.   A must read book, providingpoignant and nostalgic moments, which may resonate with many other readers also.

 

 

Product Details

  • File Size: 785 KB
  • Print Length: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Summer Solstice (January 4, 2015)
  • Publication Date: January 4, 2015

 

 

 

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