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About the Author
David W. Berner is a memoirist whose personal stories tell all of our stories. His memoirs reflect on our collective relationships and how those experiences link us to the world we share. From stories of fathers and sons, to road trips, travel memoir, pets, and music, David’s books are mirrors of our common human experience.
Storytelling has been a part of David’s life since his days as a young boy, delivering The Pittsburgh Press newspaper. He began telling his own stories and the stories of others as a reporter for numerous radio stations, including freelance work at National Public Radio and more recently for CBS in Chicago.
David’s reporting background has given birth to award-winning memoirs and novels based on his own experiences.
He has been the Writer-in-Residence for the Jack Kerouac Project in Orlando, where he was privileged to live and work at the Kerouac House in Orlando for two-and-a-half months. He later was honored with the Writer-in-Residence position at the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home in Oak Park, Illinois.
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About the Book:
Title: CONSEQUENCES OF STARS: A MEMOIR
Author: David W. Berner
Publisher: Adelaide Books New Yotk/Lisbon
THE CONSEQUENCE OF STARS is a unique and thoughtful memoir on our eternal search for home. Told in a series of essays on love, loss, travel, music, spirituality, and the joys of solitude, memoirist David W. Berner, reaches deep to discover where he belongs and ultimately where all of us belong.
“Berner gives us both travelogue and memoir in living, breathing depth and color.” — D.S. White, Editor-in-Chief, Longshot Island.
“A writer with an enormous sense of humanity.” — San Francisco Review of Books
“Reflective, engaging…Berner’s authentic storytelling takes you with him on his travels through the chapters of his life where in the end, he reveals connections to finding a place to be, his home under the stars.” — Nancy Chadwick, author of Under the Birch Tree.
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From FIRST THOUGHTS –
“This memoir—written in a series of linked essays—was
born from that spirit, to examine the broad notion of home,
how it morphs and eludes, and the search for it—from family
roots to personal discoveries—growing up, moving on, returning
to, and embracing a singular sliver of the universe.
Like many, I have investigated near and far, from my boyhood
home’s big side porch to destinations around the world and
down the street, stumbling and tripping, hoping to uncover
pieces of myself in some way through work, leisure, and love,
taking fragments of my experiences with me to build something—
a home, a place under the stars. And it is the consequence
of all those stars that is the eternal search. There is no
straight path. There is no map.”
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