where the writers are

Michael Thomas Barry's Books

Literary Legends of the British Isles
Dec.28.2013
Journey into the best of British Isles literati in this comprehensive and concise review of 50 of the greatest writers and poets. Learn how these distinctive individuals shaped prose from the late medieval period through the mid-twentieth century. Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship, this anthology takes a fresh approach to the lives and burial places of the...
Great Britain's Royal Tombs
Dec.28.2012
An essential and concise reference guide to the final resting places of the monarchs of England. Learn the true-life stories of the warrior kings of the Dark Ages to modern day. Visit some of the famous cathedrals and lesser-known burial sites throughout Great Britain. Learn about some of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Great Britain. Whether it's William the...
Murder and Mayhem
Jan.28.2012
Relive some of the most notorious and long-forgotten historical crime stories of early California, from the Gold Rush to the mid-twentieth century. Told through shocking newspaper headlines of the time, these 52 stories include the exploits and dastardly deeds of infamous bandits, Joaquin Murrieta, Juan Flores, and Tiburcio Vasquez. Experience the poetic adventures of the most...
Fade to Black
Feb.10.2011
Tour the final resting places of Hollywood's Oscar-winning legends of the Golden Age (1927 to 1950). Visit burial locations and read shocking life stories and film career biographies of extraordinary actors, actresses, and directors. Stories include famous names such as Mary Pickford, Katharine Hepburn, Clark Gable, Bette Davis, Spencer Tracy, Judy Garland, Joan Crawford, Jimmy...
Final Resting Places
Jan.28.2010
Tour the graveyards of Orange County, California. Photos help identify burial locations of luminaries such as President Richard Nixon, murder victim Nicole Brown Simpson, famed aviator Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, Olympic hero Florence Griffith-Joyner, and John Wayne. Also featured are numerous founders of Orange County, victims of true crime, sports stars, politicians, and...