Lee Conrad

Biography

Lee Conrad lives in upstate New York. He is a Vietnam era veteran who was anti-war while serving. He worked at IBM and was a rabble rousing union organizer. All in all just a bit of a trouble maker. His work in the labor movement took him all over the country and the world. He is retired but not inert. His stories have appeared in Down in the Dirt, Fiction on the Web, Literally Stories, Weatherbeaten, Fear of Monkeys, Longshot Island and Commuterlit.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I read historical fiction and non-fiction of the early 20th century and mysteries of any time period.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Call me old fashioned but I like real books. Of course using smashwords does require a leap into new technolgy. I will get into the 21st century some day :).
Read more of this interview.

Books

Cold as ICE
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Detective Derek Steele searches for a missing immigrant rights activist in a dystopian America.
This Land
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This Land is a short story collection of the forgotten, the oppressed and the misunderstood in American history.
Flames Over Anacostia Flats
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
World War 1 veterans survive the war but face an uncertain future and chaos in 1932 Washington, DC as members of the Bonus Army.
На рассвете в Вальядолиде
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Этот короткий рассказ, посвящен двум братьям, оказавшимся по разную сторону баррикад во время первых безумных и яростных дней Гражданской войны 1936-39 г.г. в Испании. Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
Where The Air Tastes Like Copper
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Women workers and a young union organizer find danger not just from the boss but in the work itself.
The Concert
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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A young boy and his family travel to a concert in Peekskill, New York in 1949 and witness the beginning of dark times in America.
Lucky Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Lucky Man is a story of a group of World War 1 soldiers trying to stay alive and out of Private Maguire's black book.
Valladolid Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Short story of two brothers on opposite sides during the first chaotic and violent days of the Spanish civil War in 1936.

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