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Alumnus Presents Copy of Book to President Meehan

JSU alumnus Sir Douglas Price presentsPresident Bill Meehan and JSU employee Bob Campbell with a copy of art from his book, Lapside - The Holly Odyssey of Saint Nickolaas Claus. From left to right are Dr. Meehan, Rita Price, Sir Douglas Price and Bob Campell. The art on the poster was done by JSU alumni Leilah Rampa.

15 February 2005 Jacksonville State University alumnus Sir Douglas M. Price recently presented a copy of his new book, Lapside: The Holly Odyssey of Saint Nickolaas Claus as The Prince of Teal, to President Bill Meehan.

The novel was 16 years in the making and has 578 pages spanning 57 chapters. Sir Price describes it as an "epic, dangerous, and supernatural saga of love." Lapside is published by Infinity Publishing of West Conshohocken, PA. The book is the story of Marianne Love, the future Mrs. Nickolaas Claus.

Price graduated from JSU in 1975 and is married to the former Rita Paolini. He worked 20 years in civil service.

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