Barry was born in New York City and grew up in Massachusetts. He claims to be the first person to have surfed on Cape Ann.
During the Vietnam War, Barry was the founder and chief counsel for the Southern California Military Law Project providing court martial defense to GIs. He co-authored a military legal self-help book: Turning the Regs Around. In 2001, he published a semi-autobiographical novel, Bring the War Home! now a free download on Scribd.
Barry’s historical novel, The Flight of the Sorceress won a Global E-Book Award for best historical literature and was a finalist for a 2012 “best historical novel” award from (EPIC.) His “1970s Trilogy” begins with Burning Questions, about a 1969 homicide. Part two, A Shot In The Arm,set in 1973 San Francisco was just published.
I just had someone tell me that if I want to give away three of my books I have to pay him $150.
@RuthZavitsanos Great advice for lawyers!
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Due to the civil war in Syria, we are currently hearing a lot about Alawites because Bashir Assad, the current dictator of Syria, is one. Alawites, we are told, are an offshoot of the Shiite branch of Islam and they support the current regime. That’s about all we get from…
In the last few days, the Vatican has gone ballistic over revelations the new Pope, Francis I was a collaborator with the fascist Argentine junta in the 1970s. Denials and ad hominem attacks against the accusers are flying thick and fast. I don’t get it. The Vatican’s affinity for fascism…
Hundred round magazines! In the March 12 NYT is a photo of an ex-cop at a Utah gun show. He’s wielding an assault rifle with a 100 round banana clip. A 100 rounds must double the weight of the weapon. No way can it be fired from a prone position.…