Steve Alcorn


Steve Alcorn tries to balance the creative and technical aspects of his life. Steve is the CEO of Alcorn McBride Inc., the company that provides the audio and video systems used in nearly all of the world’s theme parks. He is the author of several novels and non-fiction books, including Building A Better Mouse: The Story of the Electronic Imagineers Who Designed Epcot. Many of the young protagonists in his novels were inspired by his daughter, who is now a pre-med and film major at Northwestern University. In his spare time Steve enjoys world travel, sculpture and music composition. He and his wife live in Orlando, Florida, next to a theme park.

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Building A Better Mouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
On October 1, 1982, EPCOT Center opened. Steve Alcorn and David Green were there, as employees of Disney's WED Imagineering. Building a Better Mouse describes what it was like to be in the trenches as a Disney Imagineer leading the frantic dash to opening day. It is a breathtaking, breezy, E-ticket ride of a book, required reading for Disneyphiles and anyone interested in themed entertainment.
Everything In Its Path
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The true story of the St. Francis Dam disaster, told by Kate Thompson, junior archaeologist. Intertwined with Kate’s story is that of the village she's unearthing, and Singing Bird, a girl who foresees disaster. When Kate discovers the dam above them is leaking, the two girls’ fates become intertwined across the centuries as they struggle to save their loved ones from Everything In Its Path.

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