CONTACT:                                                                                                                                                                        ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Ann M. McLoughlin
631/765-8041
Johne1a@literarymastersinc.com

                                                                                             




                                                                                            



                                                                             




























                                                                                                        




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     John E. Cashwell’s newly released "Toishan: Book
One: In Words and Dreams and Song” is the first book
of a six-book epic poem that spans more than 1,300
years and over forty-three generations chronicling at
key points in time the contributions of the Chinese
men and women who built the American railroads.
     The release of the new book began with readings in
bookstores, Chinese restaurants and historic sites in
Northeastern North Carolina beginning October 2008.
     Mr. Cashwell is the author of four novels, ten short
stories, fifty prose poems, and the six-book epic poem
"Toishan." He has over forty years advertising,
marketing and copy writing experience, most notably
responsible for helping to launch the Panasonic brand
to consumers in North America. A former US Marine
and a graduate of Duke University, he is a resident of
the Albemarle Plantation in Hertford, North Carolina,
where he enjoys writing, fitness training and playing
golf with his wife of forty-six years, Ann M. Cashwell
Literary Masters, Inc.
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LOCAL AUTHOR
ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF
NEW SIX-BOOK EPIC POEM