June 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Texas Tech University Posts Article About By His Own Blood

A very nice article about the book posted by the Texas Tech College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources    http://www.depts.ttu.edu/agriculturalsciences/news/?p=1066

Added by John Montandon on June 29, 2012 at 12:32am — No Comments

By His Own Blood, to be featured in the AIDS Memorial Quilt display in Washington, DC.





Contact: John Montandon

Rockford Brownstone Publishing

P.O. Box 1221

Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-9998

Phone: 310.376.6502

E-mail: jmontandon@rockfordbrownstone.com



Added by John Montandon on June 24, 2012 at 3:38pm — No Comments

I met John at my business, Wayne Systems, Inc., (WSI) shortly after he and Karen had moved to California in approximately 1986/1987.  Hr had sought out WSI to do the "list maintenance" on the many ag…

I met John at my business, Wayne Systems, Inc., (WSI) shortly after he and Karen had moved to California in approximately 1986/1987.  Hr had sought out WSI to do the "list maintenance" on the many agribusinesses in California that John was calling on.  We hhit it off immediately and became very close. Our friendship spannewd several years, untill I sold my business, WSI, and moved to Orange Couyty Unfortunately, the company that purchased WSI did a miserable job of serving WSI's former…


Added by Chuc k Abbott on June 13, 2012 at 3:10pm — 1 Comment

2012 New York Book Fesitval Recognizes By His Own Blood

By His Own Blood is awarded Honorable Mention for Non-fiction in the 2012 New York Book Festival.  Award ceremony to be held in Manahattan on Friday, June 22.  I am honored and humbled that the book continues to be recognized by well known book critics and literary organizations. 

Added by John Montandon on June 10, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Meet and Greet the Authors

If you live in or near the South Bay, please join me, along with dozens of other local authors for a "Meet and Greet the Authors" event at Mysterious Galaxy in Redondo Beach at 3:00 PM Saturday, June 23.  Check out additional details at....http://www.facebook.com/events/374300732629229/

Added by John Montandon on June 7, 2012 at 12:06am — No Comments

A Remarkable Memoir

BY HIS OWN BLOOD is an insightful and inspiring book in which its author, John Montandon, effectively paints a portrait of a time and place that most of us have never experienced.  It reminds me somewhat of Laura Ingalls Wilder's accounts of her family's struggles and triumphs in the "Little House on the Prairie" series of books and television shows.  His detailed accounts of his daily experiences, trials, and accomplishments growing up in a windy, warm west Texas town carve out a…


Added by Susan Bollig on June 3, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments



Blog Posts

By His Own Blood on track to the Big Screen

Posted by By His Own Blood Admin on October 8, 2015 at 12:41am 0 Comments

Well, for those who have suggested that my book, By His Own Blood, should be made into a movie......it just may be. Greg Clonts has purchased the screen rights to the book, partnered with a terrific screenwriter, Rod McCall (…


ForeWord Posts Four Star Review of By His Own Blood

Posted by John Montandon on August 25, 2013 at 11:41pm 0 Comments


Currently, the chance of being infected with HIV through a blood transfusion is almost nonexistent.…


Great Southwest Book Festival

Posted by John Montandon on April 13, 2013 at 1:09am 0 Comments

March 30, 2013, New Orleans, LA.

The 2013 Great Southwest Book Festival recognized winners in the Festival’s Writing…



Posted by Max Anderson on January 14, 2013 at 8:26am 1 Comment

Johnny....I didn't realize you lost your dad by such an unnecesary way.  I think it's great that you have shared the story with others.  Toni said to pass on her regards, and please give Karen a hug for me.

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