Wide and Wavy Out of Salamanca: Sort of True Essays muses on boyhood and school and travels up and down and across America. Author Ira Joe Fisher notices our world and relays his noticings in prose written with a smile and a wink, an announcement about his new book said.
An Emmy award-winning journalist and longtime Ridgefielder, Fisher has had an extensive media career, including appearing regularly on the CBS Early Show. A lifelong radio and television broadcaster, Fisher is also an actor. He performed on the New York stage in the long-running hit musical, The Fantasticks, and in the films California Girls and Try to Remember: The Fantasticks. He is also a poet — author of the collections Some Holy Weight in the Village Air, Songs From an Earlier Century, The Creek at the End of the Lawns and now his first book of prose, Wide and Wavy Out of Salamanca.