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Monarchs and Mendicants (Gifford Ulrich Book 1) by [Dan Groat]

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Length: 283 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Monarchs and Mendicants

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What an engaging read Monarchs and Mendicants was for me. Ican't begin to say how much I enjoyed the characters in this book. Dan Groattakes us into the microcosm of individuals who have raised day-to-day survivalto an art form, who have chosen to cast off the entrapments so many deemimperative in exchange for the freedom of getting by in life on their ownterms. Their "city," a sub-city of St. Louis, has its own rules and regulations,and most of these occupants have their own personal ambitions: ambitions pursuedwith a tenacity that begs the question as to why they chose to abandon thenine-to-five gristmill.  In some cases,readers never know why some of them are homeless except through those readers'connection with that part of themselves that also longs to tell life to takethe gristmill and shove it.

Gifford Ulrich is reason enoughto read this book. He's a man fighting his way through PTSD on his own terms:terms afforded him by taking the unpaid retreat and escape that homelessnessprovides. Ulrich needs healing, and as he struggles to heal himself, he learnshow much that healing depends upon caring about others. His journey frommendicant to monarch in his own life gives readers a story they can get lost inand characters in whose plights they cannot help but become emotionallyentwined.

From the Author

My writing comes bothinnately and intentionally from what I believe.

I believe in theuniqueness of each person and that, if given the equality of opportunity, theindividual is the best architect of his own destiny. I believe that societalproblems are best remedied by small groups, preferably starting with thefamily; that government should protect people without getting in the way oftheir lives; that Americans are not guaranteed happiness, but the right topursue it; that society is both a benefit and a burden that requires giving aswell as receiving; that acceptance of cultural diversity includes acceptance ofa diversity of opinions; that change is not automatically good; that displayinga devotion to country is a virtue; that individual differences can be servedwithout sacrificing excellence. 

I believe deeply in love, loyalty,individualism, self-reliance, liberty, ambition, hard work, competition withouttrophies for everyone, and that action is a form of expression as well aswords. If you share these beliefs, you might enjoy crawling into the pages ofone of my books.

Why do I write? I writeto escape and be entertained. I write to communicate and connect. I write tobetter understand the world and the human condition. I write to strengthen myhope.

Product details

  • File Size : 1026 KB
  • Publication Date : December 11, 2014
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 283 pages
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B00QXVM6B6
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Lending : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 97 ratings