Friday, November 17, 2017

Tour Wrap Up: Polio and Me by Ken Dalton

Non-Fiction - Memoir
Date Published: November, 2016
Publisher: Different Drummer Press

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Polio and Me provides a view of the past, present, and future—the saga of one boy’s pain, fear, and loneliness—the long struggle to develop a vaccine and effective treatments—the world-wide goal to eradicate the polio virus, and in some twenty-first century cancer research trials, the polio virus eliminated cancerous tumors.

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Did you miss any of the stops on this Tour?

 October 9 - Books, Dreams, Life - Spotlight
 October 10 - A Life Through Books - Interview
 October 11 - For Love of Books 4 - Spotlight
 October 12 - The Avid Reader - Excerpt
 October 13 - Mello and June - Spotlight
 October 16 - My Reading Addiction - Interview
 October 17 - Book Addict - Spotlight
 October 18 - Jazzy's Book Reviews - Spotlight
 October 19 - Momma and Her Stories - Excerpt
 October 20 - Celebrating Authors - Spotlight
 October 23 - Angela's Freelance Writing - Excerpt
 October 24 - This and That Book Blog - Spotlight
 October 25 - The Indie Express - Review
 October 26 - Bound 2 Escape - Spotlight
 October 27 - Novel News Network - Review
 October 30 - Stephanie's Book Reviews - Spotlight
 October 31 - Tea Time and Books- Spotlight
November 1 - Texas Book Nook - Review
November 2 - Just Reviews - Spotlight
November 3 - On A Reading Bender - Review
November 7 - T's Stuff - Spotlight
November 8 - A Life Through Books - Spotlight
November 9 - The Indie Express - Spotlight
November 10 - Silver Dagger Scriptorium - Spotlight 
November 13 -  Truly Trendy - Spotlight
November 14 - My Reading Addiction - Spotlight
November 16 - Books, Authors, and Publishing 411 - Excerpt
November 17 - Novel News Network - Spotlight

Ken Dalton was born in Los Angeles in 1938. In 1943 he contracted polio and spent the next eleven years of his childhood in and out of hospitals.

Fifty-nine years ago he married his childhood sweetheart and is a father of three, a grandfather of four, and the great-grandfather of nine.
After a thirty-eight year management career with Pacific Telephone Company, Ken retired to write golf and travel articles for Golf Digest, Golf Illustrated, Fairways and Greens, and

During two NBC-TV Celebrity Golf Tournaments at Lake Tahoe, he interviewed Olympic Decathlon Champion, Bruce Jenner when he was Bruce, not Caitlyn, the mischievous Chicago Bears quarterback, Jim McMahon, the iconic Vice-President Dan Quail, and NBC Today show anchor, Matt Lauer.
Ken has published six mystery novels. Polio and Me marks his initial foray into the world of non-fiction.

Presently, Ken is working on his seventh mystery, The Heretics Hymnal, and a comedy of manners novel, Casper Potts and the Ladies Casserole club.

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