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October 4 1958
Albany, NY & The Great Adirondack Mountains
About Me
Truck driver by day, (got to pay the bills somehow.) but when evening rolls around I don my lucky Wilson cap and pound away at the keyboard. I have wanted to write since I read my first novel at fourteen. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. And, yes I admit a bit of influence from the fictional character John-boy Walton. At fifty-four years of age I look back and wonder how I got off track with my dream. I have no illusions about my self. I love writing and am having the time of my life.
Type of Writer
Fiction, Poetry
My lovely wife who is an art photographer. Road trips thru the Adirondacks, Vermont, Cape Cod, and the great State of Maine. The family cabins in Northville,NY. Reading and Writing! Did I say Reading and Writing? LOL
Website / Homepage
Coming soon
My Blog
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Favorite Genres
Fiction, Poetry, Biography, History (American and British), Period pieces
Favorite Books
Of Mice and Men, The pearl, To a God Unknown, Cannery Row, The old Man And The Sea, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Killers, Ironweed, Billy Phelans Last Game, Roscoe, O' Albany, Truman, Mornings On Horseback, 1776, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Favorite Authors
John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemmingway, William Kennedy, Mark Twain(Samuel Clemens), David McCullough, Norman MaClean, Bill Bryson, Russell Banks
Favorite Poets
Robert Frost, Henry David Theroux, Walt Whitman, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, T.S. Elliot,
Favorite Quote
"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them. -John Wayne The Shootist (1976)
Favorite Music
Classical, Jazz, Blues, Classic Rock, Gospel
Favorite Movies
A River runs through it, Casablanca, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, The Killers, From Here To Eternity, 3:10 To Yuma, The Natural, The Cowboys, Sideways, A Good Year, White Heat, Key Largo, How Green Was My Valley, The Quiet Man, The Commitments
Favorite Shows
Brooklyn Boy, Dogville, Death of a Salesman
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