Pamela Johnson

Biography

PAMELA JOHNSON was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and migrated to Berkeley, California, in 1966. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UC Berkeley in anthropology, she went on to earn master’s degrees in education at Mills College and in English at Holy Names University, both in Oakland, California. She is the author of Heart of a Pirate/ A Novel of Anne Bonny and the A Nation of Mystics trilogy. A former teacher and university professor, she is actively involved in social and environmental issues and views her writing as an extension of her politics. She is married and currently divides her time between a ranch in the Sierra foothills of California and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

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A Nation of Mystics? Book Three: Journeys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,770. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this final book of Pamela Johnson’s epic trilogy on the 1960s, Book 3: Journeys, ties together the important threads of America’s counterculture beliefs into a single knot, the ideas and actions of a generation poised on the threshold of a new decade, ready to stand the test of time.
A Nation of Mystics/ Book Two: The Tribe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Book Two of A Nation of Mystics, author Pamela Johnson resumes her skillful exploration of the late-1960s and the counterculture through the eyes of a communal family, following the strengthening relationships of the tribe as they search for enlightenment through mind-expanding hallucinogens and work for political change.
A Nation of Mystics/ Book One: Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In this epic story of intimacy, metaphysical exploration, and coming of age, author Pamela Johnson deftly explores the youth subculture in San Francisco and Berkeley in the mid-1960s, with all its initial goodwill and naiveté--its dedication to free speech, promise to end war, commitment to racial equality, art and music, and the exploration of spirituality based on mind-expanding hallucinogens.
Heart of a Pirate / A Novel of Anne Bonny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Jamaica. 1720. The pirate ship of Calico Jack Rackham is captured off the coast of Jamaica after two crew members stand to fight against overwhelming odds. When finally forced to surrender, the commander of the governor's ship is amazed to discover that the two are women disguised as men, Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Thus begins one of the most notorious trials of the early 18th century.

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