Spin

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On a solo cross-country flight, Edward Slavin becomes more and more obsessed with the airplane crash that took the lives of his mother and pilot father when he was just a boy

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Donald Everett Axinn is the author of ten volumes of poetry as well as several articles, and his essays have been published in The New York Times and Newsday. He has written two novels, Spin and The Ego Makers. He is currently completing work on a third novel, Allan, Burning and an illustrated coffee table book, Courage: The Early Aviators 1910-1940. Mr. Axinn s first novel, Spin, was produced as a full-length feature film. James Redford wrote the screenplay and directed, and Axinn served as producer. Redford is completing a screenplay based on Allan, Burning. Mr. Axinn has enjoyed the honor of reading his poetry before the U.S. Library of Congress, the United Nations and in Russia. Mr. Axinn was a Tennessee Williams Fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. He has been listed in Who s Who in America since 1974 and has been awarded several humanitarian citations. Mr. Axinn is a former Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Director of the Institute of the Arts at Hofstra University, where he is currently Trustee Emeritus. He holds five honorary doctorates from Middlebury College, Hofstra, Adelphi, Southern Vermont College and SUNY at Farmingdale. He has been a Writer-in-Residence at Middlebury and the University of Maine. Mr. Axinn is one of the founders of the Interfaith Nutrition Network, which houses and feeds the hungry and homeless. He has served as a director and/or trustee for numerous public organizations, among them The Nature Conservancy, Poets & Writers, The Academy of American Poets, and Friends for Long Island s Heritage. He is a Trustee at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and also sits on its President s Council.

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