Art Follows Nature: A
History of the Nude. Was in production.
Stalled due to death of the publisher.
More than twenty
years in the making, these chapters have appeared as a regular column
Some faithful readers have called the author one of the greatest art
historians living today. Containing more than 700
illustrations in full color, the book is especially remarkable for its
coverage of India and other non-Western civilizations. For an
illustrated table of contents, click
The Orfalinda Trilogy and
2004. 182 p. paperback. $15 includes postage.
(Also available from http://publishamerica.com
at $29.95 plus $ .99 postage.)
Hardcover limited edition for rare book collectors: The publisher
reverted to doing only paperbacks just six weeks after the hardbound
edition was published. Only 25 copies were ever printed.
Numbered and signed by the author, they sell for $30, postage
included. They have a separate ISBN number, and are available
these short stories and poems were written in the 1960s and '70s--with
a section of more recent essays added at the end. Here are
the back cover blurbs:
the set of title stories, a quiet teacher gets romantically involved
with two Mexican-American former students—mother and
(Oh my!) The final selection finds the author delivering the
keynote address at a nudist convention. (Oh my, oh
Actually, it's all quite tastefully done. Sandwiched between
provocative poems, Jehovah's Christmas monologue, Boy Scouts around the
campfire, royal genealogy, and America's social classes
With wise and witty commentary, the mature author looks back on "the
very best of my juvenilia." The writing is concise,
LeValley (1942- ) grew up on a farm near Morrice,
After teaching several years at Saginaw High School, he now
occasionally teaches World Humanities at Florida A & M
or Art of India at Florida State University. He has traveled
more than 60 countries, and published over 70 scholarly articles across
the full table of contents and some samples of the text.
History of Morrice
Tallahassee: by the author. First edition 2001. Second
100 p. paperback. $20 includes postage.
The second edition is now available--with 20 pages of pictures and
maps, plus the complete village census records 1880-1940. To read
a very short version, click here.
To look at just the censuses, click
here. Or you can order a full paper copy of everything for
Naturists: Upholders of
Tallahassee: Tallahassee Naturally.
First edition 1997. Second edition 2001.
Third edition 2007. 12 p. paperback.
includes postage. ($2.25 in quantities of 10 or more).
booklet does not belong on your bookshelf, but in the files of each of your
county commissioners and state legislators. Well over a
thousand copies have been hand-delivered across the nation.
brief excerpts, click here.
WORKS IN PROGRESS
of the Naked Truth: Collected Writings on the Gymnosophists and Related
In 326 BCE, Alexander the Great met in
India a group of naked philosophers whom
he called Gymnosophists. Though the group went extinct
that, European (and middle-eastern) thinkers kept writing fabulous
tales about these
naked ascetics for the next two thousand years. All of the
basic sources are
being gathered here--as well as essays on the topic that the author has
published over the years in hard-to-find scholarly journals across four
continents. For the table of contents, click here.
Five Thousand Years.
This high school World History textbook was begun in 1972,
then largely neglected
for thirty years while the author pursued advanced degrees and college
teaching. Some parts of the manuscript can be found at http://www.paullevalley.com/school.
For the table of contents, click
This has been an ongoing project for more than forty
years. Some of the information
is posted at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~levalley.
has long made all information available to family members at cost ($5) on
computer disc. Some day, when he feels his memory beginning
to slip, he
press the print button. But we're not there yet.
These files were written in WordPerfect 8. If your
computer cannot handle
that, they can be sent in Rich Text or other formats.