David Wyant

Biography

David Henry Wyant, M.Ed. was born in Rogers City Michigan, just 60 miles directly east of Petoskey, along Lake Huron. He graduated with honors from RCHS in 1959 during a time when most young Americans strongly felt the need to do what they could to beat Russia into outer space. At seventeen, he drew rocket plans for NASA.

A graduate of Concordia Univ. Chicago(BA) and Wayne State Univ. Detroit, MI,(MA), Mr. Wyant taught elementary school for 30 years specializing in Art. He worked on a team which wrote the state Art curriculum for Florida.

Author Wyant currently enjoys visits with his daughter, Lisa Luebke (wife of Randall), five grandchildren and one great grandchild who all live nearby in Boyne City, Michigan. Experiencing Petoskey's north woods will never be the same after you read, "The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway." "The Town that Haunted Hemingway"..."Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway"

Mr. Wyant's previous books were environmental in nature:
"A Compilation of Poems", Landscape painting with words
"My Petoskey Stones"(192 pages regional poems) Extolling the natural beauty of Petoskey, MI
"The Town that Haunted Hemingway." Extensive research of Hemingway’s youth in Petoskey area.
"Art Curriculum, State of FL." What every child should know about Art, K-12

Mr. Wyant is available for readings of his books, writer's workshops and readings of his unique regional poetry.

Where to find David Wyant online


Books

Side Door to Heaven for Hemingway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Even though suicide kept him out of the main gate, Ernest wrangled a way into Heaven's side door. He also gives us a beautifully captivating flashback to his most idyllic summer up in Michigan, 1917.
America's Most Remarkable : The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway
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Price: $49.95 USD. Words: 160,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Hemingways had everything 1900's life had to offer, but it wasn't enough for their genius teenaged son, Ernest. Fueled by his overactive imagination, his devil-may-care attitude, together with too much late night consumption of classic adventure stories, Ernie and his friends embark on a series of adventures that carry the young Hemingway through his boyhood summers spent in Northern Michigan.
If Hemingway Would Have Lived... A Compilation of Northern Michigan Seasonal Poetry Inspired by The Writings of Ernest Hemingway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Author, David Wyant, explores the four seasons through the eyes of Northern Michigan. Inspired by the works of Ernest Hemingway, this compilation sees Michigan in the way and style in which Hemingway would have seen it.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Arditi: My Introduction to Italy's Elite Forces
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Episode 14 of the Young Ernest Hemingway Series, in which an eighteen year old Ernest is injured in World War I and finds himself in an Italian hospital. Becoming a War Hero is a new experience of Ernest Hemingway as he was the first American injured in the war, and Italy honors him by presenting him with the option to join their elite forces: The Arditi.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Recipe for Disaster
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When Young Ernest Hemingway's imagination finds him in a bit of a predicament, his spirit guide arrives to lessen the stress of the situation. Ernest and his siblings travel through time and space in this epic adventure to the pirate ridden Key West to find their adventures in this fantastic episode.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Ridin' the Rails: 1916
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Young Ernest Hemingway, 17 years old, hops aboard a freight train in Northern Michigan with hopes and dreams of heading south. A strange thing happens to him though that stills his travels, but leaves plenty of room for still writing about the adventure.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: My Greatest Temptation: Me and My Pesky Hormones (They Come With No Instructions)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
As seventeen year old Ernest Hemingway came to his last idyllic summer in Northern Michigan, he begins to see life in a different life. Soon after he arrives in Horton's Bay, he runs into an old playmate, Grace Quinlan, who has blossomed during the year. Thus begins young Ernie's great struggle with guilt and his conscience.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Young Ernie Hemingway's Advice for Teens
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Young Ernest Hemingway gives his take on teen life and his heros in the early 1900s.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Fishing the Great Two Hearted River
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Riding the rails to Seney, Michigan, teenage Ernest Hemingway and his friend experience Michigan's Upper Penninsula and the Great Two Hearted River. Haunted by a recent disaster in Seney that destroys the lumbering town, the boys discover that though the town may be gone, the fishing is just as good as ever. A fish story for the boy who dreams of a great catch!
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Taming of Al Capone
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Young Ernie Hemingway and his friends meet up with Al Capone and his gang as he travels north to do some business in Petoskey. Capone's trip is cut short when he reaches Horton Bay and something highly unlikely changes his life!
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Runaway
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The early 1900s gave way to a new era for the women of the United States; the Flapper era. Women and young girls began to idolize the famous celebrities of jazz and cut their hair short, wearing short dresses, and makeup. Young Martha Birdnest has just turned 13 and much to her family's dismay comes to realize what it really means to be a flapper.
The Inspiration For My Writings... STOLEN IN PARIS: A Look Behind The Scenes With Author David Wyant
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Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this FREE eBook you will find the inspiration and introduction to David Wyant's new series, "STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway", documenting a series of "Lost but Found Again" manuscripts written by classic author, Ernest Hemingway. The manuscripts come alive in the mind of David Wyant, taking us back to Hemingway's boyhood youth in Northern Michigan.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Rum Runners
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Book 5 of "The Lost Chronicles" series, in which a new character is introduced, Kenneth Birdnest. During the prohibition period, Kenneth gets a surprise when his father asks him to drive a speedboat out to Beaver Island to pick up some "supplies" for the beanery. Little does he know, Al Capone is involved.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Perks of Being a Doctor's Kid
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The 4th book in "The Lost Chronicles" series, young Ernest Hemingway reflects on the perks of being the son of a doctor. A few close calls requiring survival skills lead him to appreciate the lessons his father has taught him. The troupe also experiences some travel through history and time to experience the first Wright Brother's flight, as well as a trip across the English Channel. Read on!
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Prudence Gets Pregnant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ernie longed for a life without consequences. The world just wasn't ready for a mixed race child. The shame of having a half breed baby was just too much for Prudence. She took a bottle of rat poison and went down the hatch with it. Young Ernie Hemingway loved that Indian girl an couldn't get her out of his mind. She haunted him. Whenever he saw her long brown legs, he couldn't stand it.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Marge Bump Affair
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Hemmie fell for her in a big way, but she was just too young. She was the charming "coquet" he could not forget. Another year passes and young Ernest Hemingway is 12 years old, spending an ideal summer in Northern Michigan. His awkward family relationships encourage him to pursue friendship elsewhere, with the town girls, the Native boys, and a new animal spirit friend, Chicky.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Indian Girl He Couldn't Forget
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Hemingway's had everything 1900's life had to offer, but it wasn't enough for their genius teenaged son, Ernest. Fueled by his overactive imagination, his devil-may-care attitude, together with too much late night consumption of classic adventure stories, Ernie and his friends and siblings embark upon a tumultuous, highly-stoked summer, deep into virgin forests of wild Petoskey, Michigan.

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