Books by Peter Turchi

Released: July 7, 1993

"The real coin—filled with the thrills and tedium of treasure hunting; sweaty at times, as Clifford recounts his marital woes, but otherwise the clear winner of this year's Pegleg and Patch Award. (Sixteen pages of color & b&w photographs—not seen)"
The adventures of ``piratologist'' Clifford—told with the help of Turchi (Magician, 1991)—as he tracks down the wreck of the legendary Whydah, the largest pirate ship of all. Read full book review >
MAGICIAN by Peter Turchi
Released: May 28, 1991

"One darn thing after another in short newspaperese paragraphs: the effect is largely monotonous or gimmicky."
A first collection from Turchi (The Girls Next Door, 1989): 11 stories written in a mock-Hemingway prose—often too stilted for the subtle emotions he hopes to evoke—about sad sacks, ordinary lives in crisis, served up with huge dollops of minimalism. Read full book review >