Posted on August 25, 2013 at 11:41pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
Currently, the chance of being infected with HIV through a blood transfusion is almost nonexistent. Because of stringent blood screenings put in place in March 1985 and strengthened in the 1990s, a patient’s risk of infection is now roughly one in 1.5 million, according to the US Centers for Disease Control. Before these screenings were required,…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2013 at 1:09am 0 Comments 0 Likes
March 30, 2013, New Orleans, LA.
The 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival recognized winners in the Festival’s Writing Competition during the East Meets West Literary Celebration in New Orleans Saturday evening. John Montandon, author of By His Own Blood was awarded an Honorable Mention among dozens of entries in the highly competitive non-fiction category.…Continue
Posted on January 13, 2013 at 6:15pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
20th Annual Writer’s Digest Annual Book Awards – Judge’s Evalution
Entry Title: By His Own Blood
Author: John Montandon
Judge Number: 55
Books were evaluated on a scale of 1 to 5. This scale is strictly to provide a point of reference, it is not a cumulative score and does not reflect ranking.
Structure and Organization: 4
Production Quality and Cover Design:…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2013 at 10:01pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
A wonderful Amazon review of By His Own Blood has been posted by an old Texas friend from the past. Thank you, Art, for your very thoughtful words and for reconnecting after many years. John
I'm so happy that you have written this book about your Dad. I am anxious to read it. Doc was such a handsome man and a really GOOD person! He and my Dad had such sweet dispositions! I miss them!
Thanks for the info about the DALLAS NEWS.
You are very welcome, I really enjoyed the book and it brought back so many forgotten memories about our home town.