Time Just Drifts Away
Observations and Interviews
March 2003 thru March 2012



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The press release...

Hocking announces July release of Time Just Drifts Away
Celebrating the In My Backpack web site

Connecticut (July 2012) – Writer and photographer Bob Hocking is pleased to announce the release of his new book, Time Just Drifts Away. A collection of observations and interviews from his noted web site, In My Backpack, it will be available in print as of July 9, 2012, with an electronic release to follow.

Time Just Drifts Away focuses on the time period running from March of 2003 until March of 2012 at In My Backpack. Interview participants include Tom Collicchio, Suzi Quatro, Rick Price, Mark Patinkin and Jimmy Haslip.

Using a keen eye for detail, a smooth writing style, and a tone reminiscent of Robert Fulghem, Bob travels with the reader at a comfortable pace and with a friendly perspective through his thoughts on topics such as: best wishes for a “Merry Christmas”… the chipmunks living in the stone wall… making the most of two minutes… perfect glasses of lemonade… and being world famous.


The extra details...

The initial release will be a paperback edition running approximately 280 pages, with an e-book release to follow

Jay Gillen has provided artwork and design features for In My Backpack, and Bob is proud to include some of his work on the cover of this edition

Features 32 essays and 12 interviews

Interview participants include: Rick Price, Tom Colicchio, Suzi Quatro, Jimmy Haslip, Kelly Smith, Art Vargas, Kevin Mills, Deirdre Flint, Tom Sadge, Ryan Parker, Mark Patinkin, Kathryn O’Halloran

Publisher: CreateSpace
Language: English

ISBN-10: 147759518X
ISBN-13: 978-1477595183


And since that initial release...

Time Just Drifts Away was available for puchase in late June of 2012, although officially the release was announced and celebrated on July 9, 2012.

In late September of 2012, the electronic edition of the book was released on Kindle.

For more information about Bob, purchase options, and other details, use the links found off to the right and near the top of this page. Or, please e-mail Penny using the address at the bottom of this page.


If you have any comments or questions, please e-mail Penny@inmybackpack.com