The Confession of Joe Cullen

The Confession of Joe Cullen Both a page turning thriller and a morality tale Fast s new contemporary novel is a story about drugs about fear and faith about lies and deception at the highest levels of government and about peo

  • Title: The Confession of Joe Cullen
  • Author: Howard Fast
  • ISBN: 9780395509364
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Both a page turning thriller and a morality tale, Fast s new contemporary novel is a story about drugs, about fear and faith, about lies and deception at the highest levels of government and about people who put their lives on the line for America Houghton Mifflin.

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    About "Howard Fast"

    1. Howard Fast

      Howard Fast 1914 2003 was one of the most prolific American writers of the twentieth century He was a bestselling author of than eighty works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in 1933 In 1950, his refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Communist associates earned him a three month prison sentence During his incarceration, Fast wrote one of his best known novels, Spartacus 1951 Throughout his long career, Fast matched his commitment to championing social justice in his writing with a deft, lively storytelling style.Pseudonyms Walter Ericson, E.V Cunningham

    223 thoughts on “The Confession of Joe Cullen”

    1. "Η ομολογία του Τζο Κούλεν", εκδόσεις Bell.Βαθμολογία: 7/10Ο Χάουαρντ Φαστ ήταν ένας αρκετά διάσημος και πολυγραφότατος συγγραφέας, γνωστός για τις αντικαπιταλιστικές και μαρξιστικές απόψεις του. Το συγκεκριμένο βιβλίο, που δεν είναι και το πιο γνωστό του, είναι ένα παράδειγμα [...]


    2. I loved this Confession of Joe Cullen book, although, if it hadn't been Howard Fast (it's no secret--I'm a huge fan), I may well have not read beyond the first chapter/confession--Guy walks into a bar, says, "Hey bartender, who's the good lookin' dame in the corner" Well, i'm being facetious, but it really came off as second rate New York gumshoe material. But it is Howard Fast so I didn't quit there, and it turned out to be, not only great historical fiction and social commentary, so typical of [...]


    3. Viet Nam vet is broke without a job. His only skill is as a pilot. He is offered a job flying weapons to Nicaragua and drugs back. He is told the CIA and military are involved so there is no way he could get into trouble. When the CIA kills a priest because he is helping the peasants resist the Contras, the pilot stops flying. His conscience gets to him and he tells his story to a Brooklyn print and a NYC prostitute. Both suddenly end up dead. An honest detective tries to help but not in time an [...]


    4. This book was given to me by a Librarian friend. She thought I would like it and she was right. While a little dated (published in 1989) it provided insight into the guns for drugs scandal as only a novel can do.


    5. A typical Howard Fast bookobably a lot of truth buried here, but who knows? Written by a former anti-capitalist Marxist, so what can you expect?


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