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Joan Levy Earle

Artist and author, with a varied background. Founder of three majorette schools(Scarborough 1963; Cornwall 1967; Alexandria 1972) Created her own unique style of baton twirling. Founding member Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, with over 20 solo exhibitions. JACK'S FARM was selected as the "COMMUNITY READS"book of the year by the Cornwall Public Library in 2006-2007, and Joan gave talks at many of the libraries in that part of Eastern Ontario. She writes a weekly column for the Standard Freeholder newspaper, called HOPELINES. She has been contributing articles to the Sacred Heart Messenger magazine for over twenty years, and now works as their Associate Editor on a part-time basis. Joan moved to Toronto from Eastern Ontario in 2005

The Road Home, Joan's latest book was published in the spring of 2011. It tells the tale of her conversion to the Roman Catholic faith, and includes stories of some of the people who inspired this journey. Very personal, the book covers major events in her career as a writer, as well as the ups and downs of her life. Price is $18.95 plus shipping and available at 1-800-663-6279 (Ave Maria Bookstore) or

TRAIN RIDE TO DESTINY, the sequel to Jack's Farm, and JACK'S FARM,  are available on line at or from the publisher direct: General Store Publishing House. 1-800-465-6072

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Jack's Farm. Creative Bound Inc, 2006
Hopelines: Thoughts for the 21st Century. Casa Maria Publications, 1999
Thursday's Dream. Mission Press, 1985
Train Ride to Destiny. General Store Publishing, 2009


Community Reads Book of the Year for Jack's Farm, 2006
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