Books by Kenneth C. Crowe

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Kenneth C. Crowe was a reporter at Newsday and New York Newsday from 1963 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. He is the author of six novels, THE JYNX, THE DREAM DANCER, OOOEELIE, THE HERO, THE TRUCKERS, and THE ABSCONDER.

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THE JYNX
by Kenneth C. Crowe
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 clammer, barely surviving in a dying industry, whose dream is to become a successful wood sculptor. A political operative, who is being stalked by a crazed Vietnam War veteran, hires the clammer/sculptor to...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Arts & Photography
THE DREAM DANCER
by Kenneth C. Crowe
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 story opens in Paris in the dwindling days of the summer of 1956. Coop Rever, a Native American expatriate who is the protagonist of THE DREAM DANCER, is getting ready to travel to Algeria to...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Historical Fiction; All Horror; All Sex & Erotica; Literary Fiction
The Absconder
by Kenneth C. Crowe
A brilliant, athletic young man with great potential winds up spending 28 years behind bars for a murder he didn’t commit. Prison teaches him poetry and a ruthless will to survive. On the run as a parole violator, he sheds several identities and loving women to escape being returned to prison. In the process, he becomes a noted poet...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Hero
by Kenneth C. Crowe
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...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Oooeelie
by Kenneth C. Crowe
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.
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Categories: All Fantasy
The Truckers
by Kenneth C. Crowe
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...
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Categories: Unknown
Ben Connolly in the Paris Commune
by Kenneth C. Crowe
Description: The protagonist, Ben Connolly, is a Civil War veteran from the slums of New York, with the rather modest aspiration of being hired as a staff reporter for the New York Vision. Because of his demonstrated initiative and speaking a very few words of French, he is made a war correspondent on the whim of the Vision’s publisher...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
The Pencil Artist
by Kenneth Crowe
You would think a short order cook with unfulfilled aspirations to be a recognized pencil artist would be an easy victim for a billionaire bully. Billy Harrigan, the protagonist of THE PENCIL ARTIST, has just turned 60, he hasn’t sold a drawing in months, and his wife is disgusted with him for wasting his college education on an...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
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