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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Volume 1
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:560
  • eBook ISBN:9798350900729
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350900712

The Land of Melting Wings

by Bill Woodcock

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Once upon a time in Howard County, Maryland, there was a writer named Bill whose blog "53 Beers on Tap" became an award-winning community treasure. "Land of Melting Wings" shares the best blog posts of that late, lamented work and serves as a first-person account of Howard County's history. If you have interest in Howard County, Maryland or life in suburbia in the 2000s and 2010s, this collection is for you!
Bill Woodcock's blog "53 Beers on Tap" earned high praise, awards, and respect from fellow bloggers, elected officials, community leaders, and the like. It was a community treasure. This book brings you, the reader, the best blog posts of that late, lamented work. It serves as a first-person account of history of Howard County and beyond. The posts cover local, state, national, and international affairs. The blog also includes the author's musings on suburban affairs and items of the early aughts days.
About the author
Bill Woodcock was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised by his father, grandmother, and great-grandmother. He has degrees in Biology and Business, and he has served the Oakland Mills Community Association Board of Directors, the Board of Directors of the Inner Arbor Trust, the Maryland Student Legislature, Kappa Sigma Fraternity, and youth sports. Bill's diverse career has included biomedical research management and administration, public health, and arts management, primarily in the government and academic sectors. He is a certified Project Management Professional and the founder of the Forward Maryland podcast. Bill has two adult children and lives in Columbia, Maryland.