“You’ll never be young enough to do this again.” Alec Baldwin claims he is not a writer. Yet he has written a masterful memoir for theater-goers, film-lovers and non-fiction readers. His book is eloquent, insightful and generous. A page-turner with a jewelry box of relatable lines. “I would stare at Ireland, mesmerized, and say to […]
Amazon Customer on February 24, 2016 Format: Paperback on Amazon “I previously worked for the American Lung Association under a health initiative designed to provide free assistance and consultation to management companies, condo owners, and condo boards on the benefits of restricting smoking inside the unit. While adult smoking is by far the minority, and […]
Dear Joyce, I am writing this note to express to you our sincere gratitude for taking the time to speak to our Temple audience today. Your impressive presentation clearly demonstrates a genuine love and respect for “The Giants of Israel” (e.g. Ariel Sharon, Shimon Peres, Menachem and Aliza Begin). Your colorful vignettes combined with cherished […]
“I don’t know if I’ve met anyone who is more persistently, continuously upbeat and enthusiastic than Mike Turpen,” writes former President Bill Clinton. It was an honor to serve as Mike’s “book doctor” in preparing numerous drafts and to work with Tate Publishing on final revisions. My appreciation for Mike’s kind words in the dedication: “Dr. Joyce Starr (aka the Book Doctor)…added her unique and special touch to every chapter.”
My Dad was a gentle, quiet, wise and a truly righteous human being. To act fairly at all times was one of his core beliefs. To do otherwise was against his nature. If he owed a nickle, he would return it. He abhorred dishonesty. If he were alive today, I suspect he would be heart-sick. Nothing would have prepared him for such widespread political and economic corruption, profound waste and blatant falsehoods delivered daily by elected leaders. It just wouldn’t make sense.