Rockers - Stories

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Whether set in the ghettos of New York City, or the exclusive social and intellectual milieus of the rich and famous, whether recounting a priest's struggle with his faith, a firefighter coming to terms with his own mortality, the comical affairs of the heart, serial killers, or bungling members of organized crime, Thomas Fitzsimmons' stories strike with profound ferocity and impact. Told with an uncensored, darkly humorous style, Fitzsimmons' vision of the human condition is both amusing and brutal. For each of ...
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Overview

Whether set in the ghettos of New York City, or the exclusive social and intellectual milieus of the rich and famous, whether recounting a priest's struggle with his faith, a firefighter coming to terms with his own mortality, the comical affairs of the heart, serial killers, or bungling members of organized crime, Thomas Fitzsimmons' stories strike with profound ferocity and impact. Told with an uncensored, darkly humorous style, Fitzsimmons' vision of the human condition is both amusing and brutal. For each of his stories are infused with an ennobling grace of the spirit. To be great, short stories have to echo the reader's minds. In this book, Fitzsimmons has created a collection that is indeed truly memorable.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615434162
  • Publisher: Thomas J. Fitzsimmons
  • Publication date: 1/15/2011
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas J. Fitzsimmons worked 10-years as a New York City Police Officer in the precinct dramatized in Paul Newman's Fort Apache-The Bronx. His is a Vietnam era Navy veteran, film/soap opera/TV commercial actor and the former co-host of the NBC-TV magazine-format talk show, Now A private investigator and recognized security expert, he has appeared on shows such as Good Morning America, Geraldo Rivera and Montel Williams.
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  • Posted February 1, 2011

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    A Must Read

    Short story collections are the best way to get to know an author without investing much time. Mr. Fitzsimmons' stories are fast paced. His characters quirky and funny. I highly recommend this collection.

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