Kenneth Crowe

Biography

Kenneth C. Crowe was a labor reporter at Newsday and New York Newsday from 1976 to 1999. He is the author of COLLISION/HOW THE RANK AND FILE TOOK BACK THE TEAMSTERS. Published by Scribner's in 1993, COLLISION tells the story of the Teamsters' rank and file reform movement, culminating in the election of Ron Carey as president of the union.
Crowe won an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship in 1974 to study foreign investment in the United States. In 1978, Doubleday published AMERICA FOR SALE, Crowe's book on foreign investment in the United States.
Crowe was a member of the Newsday investigative team whose work won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal.

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Books

The Pencil Artist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
After graduating from college, Billy Harrigan became a short order cook while pursuing his dream of being recognized as a pencil artist. Decades have passed with Billy rarely selling a drawing and still standing at the grill of a Manhattan diner. The turning point in his life begins with Ann Stone purchasing a set of Billy’s landscapes for her Hamptons beach house. Teddy Stone, Ann’s aging billion
The Absconder
Price: Free! Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
What is heaven? Chris asked. Heaven is a glass of clear cold water, a sunset, a good roll in bed, walking free through fields of wheat. Heaven is in a moment. Hell is a longer process: boredom, hatred, lingering fear, hunger for food, for sex, for freedom. Hell is eternity in a prison cell. I’ve been to hell; I’m never going back. That was one of the few certainties Chris harbored.
The Truckers
Price: Free! Words: 86,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE TRUCKERS. Tommy Kerrigan and Helmut Knall are uneasy allies dedicated to transforming the nation’s largest union, the Truckers International Union, into a progressive force capable of dragging the American labor movement out of the quagmire that is sucking it under. Tommy emerges as a legendary hero experiencing great triumphs and tragedy.
The Hero
Price: Free! Words: 70,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Ryan Garrity, winner of two Silver Stars, lost an eye and his dream of an Army career on a battlefield in Korea while leading a selected band of cowards in an experimental unit into combat. The soldier who saved his life also carried three other seriously wounded comrades to safety, but strangely his nomination for a Medal of Honor was squelched. In delving into the reason why, Ryan discovers th
Oooeelie
Price: Free! Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Oooeelie Myth: A dog, the reincarnation of a canine being whose space ship crash-landed on earth tens of thousands of years ago and taught humans to speak, is still trying to find his way home to Sirius in the Twentieth Century.
The Dream Dancer
Price: Free! Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Dream Dancer: A Native American hero’s journey in which the monster is a U.S. Congressman and the netherworld is a Pennsylvania prison.
The Jynx
Price: Free! Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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THE JYNX is a novel of clamming, art, Swiftboat politics, and revenge in the age of Karl Rove. The protagonist of THE JYNX is a Long Island clammer, barely surviving in a dying industry, whose dream is to become a successful wood sculptor. A political operative is the protagonist’s inspiration for The Jynx, a sculpture which advances his career and turns her into a vengeful enemy.

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