The Confession of Joe Cullen

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ISBN: 9781453237663
Release Date: 2011-12-27
Number of pages: 284
Author: Howard Fast
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online The Confession of Joe Cullen in PDF and EPUB A New York detective’s investigation of a Catholic priest’s murder leads him to a shocking drug plot that reaches the highest seats of American power Detective Mel Freedman’s life changes forever the day Joe Cullen walks into his New York City office to confess to murder. Cullen, a pilot and Vietnam veteran, has come to admit his guilt in the murder of an American priest, thrown from a helicopter to his death in the jungles of El Salvador 800 feet below. But when a prostitute to whom Cullen also confessed turns up dead, Freedman quickly realizes that there is much more to Cullen’s story than meets the eye. As he digs deeper into the mystery, Freedman unravels a tangled web of conspiracy stretching from the cocaine fields of Central America all the way to CIA headquarters. Tense and thought-provoking, The Confession of Joe Cullen is a powerful thriller about government corruption and the individuals who try to combat it, by one of the most masterful American writers of the twentieth century. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author’s estate.


The Hessian

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ISBN: 9781317456476
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Number of pages: 176
Author: Howard Fast
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online The Hessian in PDF and EPUB A sixteen-year-old drummer, during the American Revolution, survives when his mercenary reconnaissance patrol is wiped out after having mistakenly hanged a man.


Being Red

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ISBN: 9781317476061
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Number of pages: 370
Author: Howard Fast
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Being Red in PDF and EPUB This edition brings the story of 20th-century Southern politics up to the present day and the virtual triumph of Southern Republicanism. It considers the changes in party politics, leadership, civil rights and black participation in Southern politics.


Howard Fast

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ISBN: 0313294933
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 201
Author: Andrew Macdonald
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Download and read online Howard Fast in PDF and EPUB The first book-length study of the fiction of Howard Fast, one of the most widely read and controversial American writers of the 20th century.


The Bridge Builder s Story A Novel

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ISBN: 9781315481197
Release Date: 2016-09-16
Number of pages: 210
Author: Howard Fast
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online The Bridge Builder s Story A Novel in PDF and EPUB Comparativists evaluate democratization by looking at regimes in the transition and consolidation phases of democracy without considering the essence of democracy. This book argues the need to consider democracy as a combination of rights and virtues, and that problems of democraticization are those of balance.


Howard Fast

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ISBN: 9780253007322
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Number of pages: 528
Author: Gerald Sorin
Publisher: Indiana University Press

Download and read online Howard Fast in PDF and EPUB Howard Fast's life, from a rough-and-tumble Jewish New York street kid to the rich and famous author of close to 100 books, rivals the Horatio Alger myth. Author of bestsellers such as Citizen Tom Paine, Freedom Road, My Glorious Brothers, and Spartacus, Fast joined the American Communist Party in 1943 and remained a loyal member until 1957, despite being imprisoned for contempt of Congress. Gerald Sorin illuminates the connections among Fast's Jewishness, his writings, and his left-wing politics and explains Fast’s attraction to the Party and the reasons he stayed in it as long as he did. Recounting the story of his private and public life with its adventure and risk, love and pain, struggle, failure, and success, Sorin also addresses questions such as the relationship between modern Jewish identity and radical movements, the consequences of political myopia, and the complex interaction of art, popular culture, and politics in 20th-century America.


Contemporary Authors

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ISBN: 0787678945
Release Date: 2005-08-26
Number of pages: 480
Author: Tracey Watson
Publisher: Gale Cengage

Download and read online Contemporary Authors in PDF and EPUB A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.


The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN: UOM:39015048850492
Release Date: 1989-07
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The Last Frontier

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ISBN: 9781317455967
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Number of pages: 320
Author: Howard Fast
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online The Last Frontier in PDF and EPUB North Castle Books are designed to bring the global variety of knowledge to a broader audience. Primarily aimed at the general reader through bookstore distribution, North Castle Books makes available, in handsomely bound paper editions, titles of literary and cultural significance that our editors have found to be of lasting importance. Spanning the range of fields from Asian Studies to American Studies, from short stories to scholarly treatises, from myth to memoirs, from Economics to Government, from Russian Politics to Recent History, North Castle Books will occupy an important place on bookshelves. Each edition will be reasonably priced, affording students, scholars, and serious readers the means to expand their horizons and broaden their aesthetic understanding.The story of the Cheyenne Indians in the 1870s, and their bitter struggle to flee from the Indian Territory in Oklahoma back to their home in Wyoming and Montana."Mr. Fast's novel will stand or fall upon its value as a dramatic, finely presented story. It is all of that: a model, which may easily become a classic example, of what to put in and what to leave out in the writing of a historical novel. ... I do not believe it is saying too much to suggest that in the person of Mr. Fast we may have the next really important American historical novelist". -- Joseph Henry Jackson, New York Herald Tribune Books"Fast's writing, austerely polished and austerely poetic, is admirably suited to this epic tale of a desperate effort for dignified survival. ... Fast has gotten to the core of this incident and made it into a rich American novel". -- New York Times Book Review"An amazing restoration and reconstruction. Thecharacters breathe, the landscape is solid ground and sky, and the story runs flexibly along the zigzag trail of a people driven by a deep instinct to their ancient home. I do not know any other episode in Western history that has been so truly and subtly perpetuated as this one. A great story lost has been found again, and as here told promises to live for generations". -- Carl Van Doren


The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

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ISBN: 0826417779
Release Date: 2005-09
Number of pages: 1305
Author: Steven R. Serafin
Publisher: A&C Black

Download and read online The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature in PDF and EPUB More than ten years in the making, this comprehensive single-volume literary survey is for the student, scholar, and general reader. The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving 300 contributors from across the US and Canada. Composed of more than 1,100 signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. A special feature is the topical article, of which there are 70.


West Coast Review of Books

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105002414857
Release Date: 1989
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Orators of the Early and Medi val Church

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105047813451
Release Date: 1900
Number of pages: 370
Author: Guy Carleton Lee
Publisher:

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Talking book topics

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ISBN: PURD:32754081671475
Release Date: 1990
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Author: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
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The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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ISBN: 9780195065480
Release Date: 1995-10-12
Number of pages: 779
Author: James D. Hart
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online The Oxford Companion to American Literature in PDF and EPUB Covers the movements, authors, genres, critics, awards, and many other aspects of American literature


Buyer s Guide

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ISBN: UVA:X002274166
Release Date: 1993-01
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Author: William White
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