A New Jersey professor, G. Howard Poteet holds a law degree, two master's degrees, and a doctorate in English (Columbia University, NYC). He has published 37 books iwith major print publishers (McGraw- Hill, Harcourt, Prentice-Hall) as well as 3 digital books with Smashwords. One of his books has been translated into 10 languages . and made into a TV series (Russia).
He has written and published 3 distance education courses as well as numerous poems, short stories, and essays in publications as varied as The NEW YORK TIMES, THE ENGLISH JOURNAL, MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED, READING IMPROVEMENT, THE NEWARK STAR LEDGER, AUDIO-VISUAL NEWS, NEWS AND VIEWS, and many others. Dr. Poteet has also been editor of 3 newsletters including COLLEGE ENGLISH NOTES and contributing editor to NEWS AND VIEWS and THE FILM JOURNAL ADVERTISER.
This is a book about the good, the bad,and the clueless schools that operated during the golden age of correspondence education (1870-1970). You'll find examples of both famous and unknown students who achieved success through completion of home study courses. Did you ever take a course by mail? Thinking about taking a course, or home schooling your children?. This is a book for you.>
A would-be P.I., Delbert Clanton, newly minted criminal justice graduate from a backwoods community college, arrives in The Big Apple to make it safe for its citizens. He lands a job in security and in a series of misadventures manages to actually apprehend or at least confront the bad guys and gals so that he and his employer consider him a success. This is a satirical novella.