KUNM – KUNM's Gift of Community Auction Spring2013
Auction Ends: May 30, 2013 11:00 PM MDT

Books & Author Events

"Walking Fish: A Novel" and "Piggybacked" AND visit with Joanne Bodin - AGAIN!

Item Number
Estimated Value
$100 USD
Opening Bid
$30 USD

Item Description

2 Books (Piggybacked and Walking Fish: A Novel) and a visit from the author, Joanne Bodin (Available in greater Albuquerque and must be arranged at a mutually agreable time by June 1, 2014)

Piggybacked is a collection of poems that evokes universal experiences with thought-provoking imagery, allowing the reader insight into the world view of the poet. The inspiration for this book came from the author's relationship with her late grandfather, also a poet, and their individual quests for freedom. 

The author's own splash ink painting is featured on the cover of Piggybacked, and each section inside has a splash ink painting rendered in black and white.  The author's grandfather's poetry, translated from Yiddish, is featured at the end of the book.

Piggybacked is a Finalist for the 2012 New Mexico Book Awards in Poetry.

Walking Fish: A Novel is a provocative and emotionally charged novel delves into the inner worlds of people grappling with painful paradoxes of life, and like the walking fish, they must find ways to adapt in order to survive.

WALKING FISH WON in gay/lesbian fiction for the 2011 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS, and was a FINALIST in the Best New Book category.

WALKING FISH also WON in gay/lesbian fiction for the 2011 New Mexico Book Awards and was a FINALIST in three other categories.

WALKING FISH was a FINALIST in the USA BEST BOOK AWARDS, 2011 in gay/lesbian fiction.

Joanne Bodin is a retired teacher of the gifted in New Mexico. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum Instruction and Multi-Cultural Teacher Education. Her book, WALKING FISH, is a quirky story with a cast of characters who, like the walking fish, need to find ways to adapt in order to survive.

Visit her website at www.walkingfishnovel.com for updated information on awards, book signings, and book reviews.

Special Instructions

After the auction closes, items will be shipped to the winning bidder and actual shipping charges (including insurance) will be added to the total bid, unless bidder chooses pickup options listed in your winning bid confirmation at the close of the auction.

Available in the Greater Albuquerque area. Must be arranged with the author at a mutually agreeable time by June 2014.

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