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The Absconder
     

The Absconder

by Kenneth Crowe
 

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

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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.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011396038
Publisher:
Kenneth Crowe
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
712 KB

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Meet the Author

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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