In the best of times, Chuliot, a kibbutz on the Syrian border, is a dangerous place to be. But in the summer of 1960 it becomes a place of unimaginable horror as three young women are marked for a journey into the afterworld. Travel with them into HELL!
A nursery rhyme by anonymous says that Thursday’s Child has far to go. The poet couldn't have been more right! Follow the life of author and artist Elaine Sandra Abramson as she proves just how true this is. Misfortune often leads to hilarity as she has had to overcome life’s obstacles. From deadly stalkers to crazed bosses, from unwanted suitors to the dreaded IRS, and from the sand and wind swept streets of Jerusalem to the desert heat of Texas, see how a true master deals with adversity!
Elaine’s journey is far from over, but her adventures are sure to touch the reader’s heart. Delve into the pages of Thursday’s Child and cry and laugh along with her. Read an excerpt from Thursday’s Child in the Books section.
Thursday's Child was featured at the Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival and recorded for viewing on WSIU Public Broadcasting (WSIU TV 8; WSIU TV 16; WSIU 91.9FM; WSIU 91.9HD; WSIU 90.3FM; WVSI 99.9FM, WSIU.org) and SIU - Southern Illinois University; Southeast Missouri State University; and Cape Girardeau Convention & Visitors Bureau.
“Elaine, if you didn’t have bad luck, you wouldn't have any luck at all.”
Lovey Award nominee. Tied for first runner-up in the Silver Falcon Award. First prize in the Pat De Clue Short Story Competition. First prize in the National League Of American Pen Women’s short story competition. Semi-finalist in the 11th Network Writers’ Competition. Semi-finalist in the Writer’s League of Texas Fellowship Contest.
Available on Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s Nook, Omnilit, and Echelon Press.
Categories: Artist. Humor. Jewish. Memoir. Biography/Autobiography.
Under E.S. Abramson and Elaine Sandra Abramson THURSDAY’S CHILD is available from:
World War II spies stole my identity.
Even though I am an award-winning artist, to this day no one knows who I am. While searching for my birth mother, I opened Pandora’s box. Military, government, and family plots and coverups tumbled out.
I was imprisoned in Canada, and the Canadian government CONFISCATED
Daughter of Spies.
Click here to download a PDF excerpt from Daughter of Spies. This excerpt also appears on the St. Louis Writers Guild’s web site.
A Deadly Mystery series. In the case of Invisible Women Susan Goodwin-Earl, an art appraiser and detective, must solve a string of murders, art thefts, and an art fraud. She and her fiance’, emergency room Dr. Arthur Gramm, must stop a serial killer from targeting oppressed women. When she and Arthur, who is twenty years her junior, plan to marry, her spoiled adult children stall the nuptials.
Because of Elaine’s expertise in appraising, Lee Lofland has linked her website to The Graveyard Shift. Elaine was a special guest at Killer Nashville.
Patsy Murray, CRM, Barnes & Noble wrote, “It has fascinating characters, fast-paced action and interesting locations. Susan, the private investigator, is smart, educated and savvy about people. If you like a good mystery, here's one that will keep you turning the pages."
Fort Worth Star-Telegram feature article A highly praised appraiser praised Elaine Abramson’s appraisal and artistic skills.
The LOVE A LAB picture book series relates a loving relationship between a teenage girl and her mischievous Labrador Retriever.
Written and illustrated by Elaine Sandra Abramson, the first woman to become a state artist of Texas, the only state in the nation to have a state artist.
The Love A Lab series has been endorsed and recommended by: Patsy Murray, CRM, Barnes & Noble; Jan Sargent, Executive Director, Texas Association Film/Tape Professionals; Paul Christensen, President, Omega Productions; and Mary Walbridge, President, Walbridge Film & Video Productions.
Ms. Abramson is a Juried member of the Best Of Missouri Hands. She is also a Juried member of the Greater St. Louis Artists Association. She is a former Graphic Artists Guild board member and newsletter editor. Ms. Abramson is the president of the Missouri State Association of the National League Of American Pen Women.
Love A Lab illustrations can be viewed at: www.bestofmissourihands.com/category_painting_drawing.htm,
Mama Racoon was a bungling burglar. She came out of every home she broke into empty handed. She had to resort to Dumpster diving to feed her cubs.
Elaine Sandra Abramson is a Juried member of the Best Of Missouri Hands. She is also a Juried member of the Greater St. Louis Artists Association. She is a former Graphic Artists Guild board member and newsletter editor. Ms. Abramson is the president of the Missouri State Association of the National League Of American Pen Women. Read at Barnes & Noble.
Tummy Treats characters speak in rhyme all the time. They teach children about foods that can heal. And foods that will make a good meal.
Food character stories and plush toys to delight children. Shown are Toby Tomato and Goldie Grapefruit. Tummy Treats appeared on the Pixelon Network.
Elaine Sandra Abramson is a former elementary art school teacher and has worked with Viacom Entertainment.
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