This week our less-than-intrepid hero, after his indiscretions at Loyola Prep, finds himself back home facing the music, and his imposing step father.
Look for some valuable hints about Quick's childhood, and parental relationships.
The recently discovered scandalous memoirs of journalist Ernest Fletcher Quick (volume one), featuring his wild misadventures at the turn of the last century. Like finding Hunter Thompson in a time warp.
By my count I've covered 50,000 miles, butchered phrases in five languages, eaten roughly 20 bad airline meals and been lucky enough to see some of the most stunning countryside you can imagine in five countries that border three oceans ...
At last you have made your way to the website of Chip Walter. (Try to control your excitement.) If you’re a curious person – and your discovery of this site attests that you are – then you’ve arrived at the right place. Go ahead, browse…
Chip is a journalist, author, filmmaker and former CNN Bureau Chief. He has written four books, all of them, one way or another, explorations of human creativity, human nature and human curiosity.
His latest book, Last Ape Standing, has been getting terrific reviews and selling like Kanye West t-shirts! The New Times Book Review called it “a lively journey.” The New Yorker, “engaging … sheds a fascinating light on our evolutionary success,” and Kirkus Reviews, “engrossing.” It is also a Chautauqua Institution Literary and Scientific Circle selection — the nation’s oldest book club. If you order now, you can receive a 34% discount. Who doesn’t like that?
Maybe you’ll agree with writer, inventor and thinker Ray Kurzweil that, “Nearly every page offers something that will surprise or intrigue you. Read it. You’ll never see yourself or anyone else the same way again.” Available in hardback at bookstores everywhere and online at BarnesandNoble.com, Amazon.com and IndieBound.org.
Explore this site further to learn about Chip’s current assignment with, and travels for, National Geographic Magazine. And check out something entirely different – Chip’s new serial novel, The Misadventures of Ernest Fletcher Quick. The first episodes are available online at Amazon.com and Kobo.com, but you can also download them free here right now to your Kindle, iPad, Kobo, Nook, tablet or phone. If you love comedy, history and adventure, you’ll enjoy every episode!