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his worksone of paul s many gifts as worksOne Of Paul S Many Gifts As Writer Is In His Paul s many gifts as writer is in his off his landing formation is eually well oiled but most authors can get climax whereas few can grab you around the neck in the first paragraph In MASTER OF BREATH the subject is criminal activity in the everglades and Paul suggests that demarcation early Margaret liked to wade She liked to put her big long brown legs in the water where people couldn t see them and then move down the canal along the bank looking for frogs if she wasn t fishing Don t go Too Far Toward The Swamp Tiger Tail Sonny Her Foster far toward the swamp Tiger Tail Sonny her foster called out behind her I don t want that big gator to get you Gators don t eat stinking Indians said Matt Don t say that said Orson the younger brother They stood at the top of the grassy bank by the vegetable garden where Matt at fifteen held the22 rifle re. Inspiring landscape of reptile infested swamps vast clouds of insects stifling humidity debilitating heat and sudden violent storms that reflects the savagery and possibilities of goodness of the humans that have invaded it Both savagery and the possibility of goodness it becomes clear exist in the pursued and the pursuers and in nature itself. ,
N has written six novels APELAND NEVER A SOLDIER NEGRO FORT MASTER OF BREATH ASKING FOR IT and MR BLACK AND WHITE each one reflecting his fascination and passion for nature as well as demonstrating the polished gifts as a writer well trained for his profession His studies in English and psychology Were Capped By An MFA capped By an MFA Cinema from the University of Southern California and he polished his writing short stories and ournalism appearing in a wide sweep of publications as The Smith he polished his skills short stories and ournalism appearing in a wide sweep of publications as The Smith St Petersburg Times The Tampa Tribune The Florida Handbook and The uarterly Journal of Military History A member of Writers Guild he has taught classical and modern literature writing and film at USC and Rhode Island School of design Now from his home in the woods of New England he turns out screenplays and novels that have a characteristic sense of enticing the reader to conne. To take back this pointed land or to kill as many whites as possible before defeat and deathThe novel is a story of flickering madness and humanity of loyalties and vengeance of savagery and instinctive compassion among both the band of killers and the posse that relentlessly pursues it through the Everglades the setting itself an awesome and. This book is than an actionadventure story It is the story of the Clinch family set during the hard times of the Depression It is the story of the Clinch family set during the hard times of the Depression Florida on the edge of the Everglades The setting the place becomes a
"powerful character like "character like meaning of the Master of Breath that holds all of their lives There is Doc Osceola and his men desperate and ruthless in their uest to take back Florida for the Seminoles But there is also Margaret the Indian girl who is herself a force of nature fighting to save her brother and herself in the wilderness The posse that goes after the war party gives balance to the heavies "in the novel searching after the captive children determined to bring "the novel searching after the captive children determined to bring the bloodthirsty maniacs who have taken them There is also a comic vein here that enriches the meaning of the That diamond is worth than all of you put together American writer and filmmaker Paul Alle. In the early 1930's a vicious criminal alleged to be a prophet and the grandson of the great Seminole war chief Osceola escapes from a Florida prison along with two condemned black convicts recruits a few reservation tribesmen sick of being road stand Indians snatches a pair of young hostages and goes on an insanely tragic and doomed campaign.