Jerry Gallagher


Jerry Gallagher was a reviewer for the University of Scranton's "Best Sellers" Magazine for several years and has also written Feature Stories, as well as Concert, Television and Movie Reviews for PA East and The Morning Call Newspapers in the Lehigh Valley Area of Eastern Pennsylvania.

Jerry has also been a Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter both as a Solo Artist, as well as in several Folk and Rock Groups in Eastern Pennsylvania including The Lehigh Valley Folk Music Society, The Shamrockers and The Earth Riders.

Jerry's Music and Writing have been wonderful and fulfilling hobbies but not really a source of income so Jerry worked for many years in the field of Social Work prior to his retirement in 2011.

After completing his Bachelors Degree in English at King's College in Wilkes Barre, PA and his Masters Degree in Counseling at Shippensburg State University in Shippensburg, PA, Jerry worked as a Counselor, Social Worker and a Family Therapist in his home area of Eastern Pennsylvania.

Jerry's First Published Book, "Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle" in addition to being published as an E Book by Smashwords is also published by Createspace and is available in Paperback through The Createspace Store, as well as through, Barnes & and other book distribution outlets.

Jerry's Second Published Book, "The Triumph Of Barack Obama: More Letters To A Lost Nation" is published through Smashwords but is also available as a Paperback through The Createspace Store,, Barnes & and other Outlets

All of Jerry's books are currently available through Smashwords. Information on his other books can be obtained through Smashwords, Jerry's Writers Website and by searching Jerry Gallagher on

Other books written by Jerry Include the Following:

The Folksingers: - is a Novel about Four Different Characters who meet and Interact at the Historic Newport Folk Music Festival during the Summer of 1963. It is a Love Story and a Road Story very reminiscent of "The Catcher in The Rye."

"The Man On The Grassy Knoll - The Assassins": - is the First Volume in a series which spans decades and deals with some of the Most Important Political and Moral Issues of the 20th Century. This book puts a new Fictional and Factual Spin on the Nightmare Assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22nd, 1963 by combining some very Disturbing and Controversial Truths with some even more Disturbing and Controversial Fiction. In the end "The Man On The Grassy Knoll - The Assassins" is a Fast Paced and Interesting Novel which presents an often told tale with some New and Frightening Insights regarding the Back Story of the JFK Assassination.

"Lonesome Travelers" is a Non Fiction Novel Travel Memoir - During the Summer of 1977 Jerry Gallagher set out On The Road with his Friend, Hal, who Jerry had worked with and known for many years. Hal had a Cousin who was moving to Phoenix, Arizona and needed nomeone to transport her Mercury Monarch out to Arizona. In the Tradition of Jack Kerouac and John Steinbeck, "Lonesome Travelers' is a book about the American Dream of Traveling through the United States and Canada in Search of Adventure.

"The New American Revolution 2016" is a Book Project that Jerry Gallagher began in February of 2015 and was completed in September of 2016. The Author, who is an Avowed Progressive Democrat was convinced that the time had come to promote a Serious Non Violent Revolution of the Ballot Box in November of 2016. Little did the Author know when he began the Project that Revolutionary Politics was truly in the air in 2015 and 2016. Political Revolutions occurred in both the Democratic and Republican Parties and "The New American Revolution 2016 is a Commentary on the Strange and Shocking Election Season of 2016 complete with the Author's Recommendations concerning what he feels Americans should be considering when they enter the Voting Booth in November of 2016.

All of Jerry Gallagher's books are available on in both Paperback and Kindle Editions. All of Jerry's books are also currently available also on

Prior to the November Election of 2016 "The New American Revolution 2016" will be available on Smashwords as a Free E Book

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LONESOME TRAVELERS: An American Journey - On The Road through America and Canada in 1977- A Non Fiction Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 345,330. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
During the Summer of 1977 Jerry Gallagher set out on the road to find America along with his friend, Hal, who Jerry had worked with and known for many years. On their North American Odyssey Hal and Jerry visit Chicago, Denver, Vail, Aspen, Sundance and Salt Lake City Utah, Yellowstone, Banff, Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Carmel, Hollywood, San Diego, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon.
The Man On The Grassy Knoll: The Assassins (Book One) - A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
"The Man On The Grassy Knoll-The Assassins" is Volume 1 in a Series which spans Decades & deals with some of the Most Important Political and Moral Issues of the 20th Century. Author Jerry Gallagher puts a New Fictional Spin on the Assassination of President John Kennedy in 1963. The book is a Fast Paced Interesting Novel with new & Frightening insights regarding the Back Story of JFK's Murder.
The Folksingers - A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
On a July morning in 1963 Jeff McCarthy leaves his dorm room at Prince College in Coaltown, Pennsylvania, where he is taking summer courses and sets out on a hitchiking trip to Newport, Rhode Island, where he will be a part of a historic musical event, the 1963 Newport Folk Music Festival. On his Journey Jeff will meet up with a cast of offbeat characters who will share in his Adventures.
The Triumph Of Barack Obama: More Letters To A Lost Nation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
During 2008 a First Term U.S. Senator From Illinois shook the Democratic and Republican Establishments and the World when he ran for the Presidency of the United States and won. "The Triumph Of Barack Obama" is the story of that Historic Political Victory told through Blog Posted 2008 and 2009 Letters Addressed to "My Dear America" by the Author, an admitted Liberal Democrat.
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle is written in the form of letters addressed to America, as if America was a person who could be communicated with. The Author had seen this technique of writing passionate letters to your Country about important political and other issues used with great skill by Algerian-French Writer, Albert Camus'and feels as though he is forever in Camus' debt.

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