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Jack Tar

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Jack spent his childhood in Waterbury, Connecticut and on Long Islands South Shore. On the Island he repaired and worked on wood boats that he used for digging clams. When not fishing Great South Bay, Jack worked on a "truck farm" and often brought produce to Hunts Point Market. After high school, he worked in the oil patches of Canada and the United States.

Jack attended the University of North Carolina and became immersed in liberal arts and management while working in construction. After college, he studied electronics and computer technologies while he worked on nuclear submarine systems at the United States Sub base in Holy Loch Scotland. Returning to the States, he completed an MBA before working in the United States Merchant Marine.
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American Wop

To find more about the use and meaning of Wop please go to my site:

www.AMERICANWOP.com
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“Literary censorship should not be necessary within the parameters of the law because it's simply a reflection of prevailing social prejudices!

Writing should challenge and change prevailing ideas - churning the guts and ruffling feathers of friends, family and society. Antagonizing is a product of open writing. Expecting less is resignation and stagnation that slides the art into the status-quo.

Writing needs the wider view that shows the causality of our prevailing social prejudice - and shakes at its foundation.

Writers spare us no less and please leave your praise and oppugn to Christopher Hitchens.”
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“Your on the WAY WAY. That's everywhere from here to there that you not supposed to be.”
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“Literary censorship should not be necessary within the parameters of the law because it's simply a reflection of prevailing social prejudices!

Writing should challenge and change prevailing ideas - churning the guts and ruffling feathers of friends, family and society. Antagonizing is a product of open writing. Expecting less is resignation and stagnation that slides the art into the status-quo.

Writing needs the wider view that shows the causality of our prevailing social prejudice - and shakes at its foundation.

Writers spare us no less and please leave your praise and oppugn to Christopher Hitchens.”
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Jack Alecia wrote: "Yay! Thanks for the rating, Jack :) How's it going with American Wop?"

Finally I see you're comment. Not working on selling it too much but at least I am still positive about the work. It still needs some more punch. How is you book doing?


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Jack Robert wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request, Jack."

My pleasure.


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Jack Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"

No problem at all I can assure you. How is the reading going?


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 13: by Robert

Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Jack.


message 12: by Lorian

Lorian Jones hey thank for the add can u comment my pics i need ur true opinions bout them i want 2 kno wat u see and wat is saying 2 u and also pleaz have ur friends may leave a comments on my pics

Thanx u!!! :)


message 11: by Al

Al Yay! Thanks for the rating, Jack :) How's it going with American Wop?


Savannah Jack, thank you for the friendship.


message 9: by Jack

Jack Alecia wrote: "Thanks for becoming a fan, Jack. One of the character in my book was born in Long Island. I'll have to read American Wop to find out more about the city :)"

No thankyou!


message 8: by Al

Al Thanks for becoming a fan, Jack. One of the character in my book was born in Long Island. I'll have to read American Wop to find out more about the city :)


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Jack Happie wrote: "Hi Jack! Thanks for the invite. =)"


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Jack jesse wrote: "I'm happy to included among your friends here on Goodreads, Jack. I really appreciate your adding Song of George to your to read list. You sold me on American Wop too. Together we probably have the..."


message 5: by Jesse

Jesse Hanson I'm happy to included among your friends here on Goodreads, Jack. I really appreciate your adding Song of George to your to read list. You sold me on American Wop too. Together we probably have the longest book names going. Best wishes in all, namaste, jesse


message 4: by Aimee

Aimee Laine Thanks for the friendship! Nice to meet you! I'd say 'yeah!' for UNC, but well, I'm a NCSU grad! :)


Velvetink Hi Jack, thanks for the friend request! Will check out your book looks great. Have a look at my sports shelves think there might be some boxing books there you might be interested in. Cheers V.


Happie Hi Jack! Thanks for the invite. =)


Cassandra Hi Jack, Thanks for the friend invite!


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