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WINNER OF THE SPUR AWARD FOR BEST WESTERN FIRST NONFICTION BOOK * FINALIST FOR THE SPUR AWARD FOR BEST WESTERN CONTEMPORARY NONFICTION * IPPY SILVER AWARD FOR BEST MEMOIR * NEXT GENERATION INDIE AWARD FOR BEST MEMOIR (OVERCOMING ADVERSITY) A violent ex-con forces his son to commit crimes in this unforgettable memoir about family and survival"Cinematically gripping." - Kirkus ReviewsGrowing up on the Navajo Indian Reservation, David Crow and his three siblings idolized their dad. Tall, strong, smart, and brave, the self-taught Cherokee regaled his family with stories of his World War II feats. But as time passed, David discovered the other side of Thurston Crow, the ex-con with his own code of ethics that justified cruelty, violence, lies - even murder.



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David Crow

DAVID CROW spent his early years on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico. Through grit, resilience, and a thirst for learning, he managed to escape his abusive childhood, graduate from college, and build a successful lobbying firm in Washington, DC. Today, David is a sought-after speaker, giving talks to various businesses and trade organizations around the world. Throughout the years, he has mentored over 200 college interns, performed pro bono service for the charitable organization Save the Children, and participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. An advocate for women, he will donate a percentage of his royalties from "The Pale-Faced Lie" to Barrett House, a homeless shelter for women in Albuquerque. David and his wife, Patty, live in the suburbs of DC.Website: davidcrowauthor.com | FB: @authordavidcrow | T: @author_crow | IG: @davidcrowauthor



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