Biography

Lawrence Goldstone

Lawrence Goldstone is the author or co-author of many books of fiction and nonfiction. One of his novels won a New American Writing Award, another was a New York Times notable mystery. His articles, reviews, and opinion pieces have appeared in The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and other periodicals. He has appeared on many TV and radio shows, and his work has been profiled in The New York Times, The Toronto Star, Salon and Slate. He lives in Connecticut, with his wife and daughter.

Lawrence Goldstone

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Books by Lawrence Goldstone

by Lawrence Goldstone - History, Nonfiction

Wilbur and Orville Wright are two of the greatest innovators in history, and together they solved the centuries-old riddle of powered, heavier-than-air flight. Glenn Hammond Curtiss was the most talented machinist of his day --- tackling first the motorcycle and later turning his eyes toward the skies to become the fastest man aloft. But between the Wrights and Curtiss bloomed a poisonous rivalry and patent war so powerful that it shaped aviation in its early years and drove one of the three men to his grave.

by Vernona Gomez and Lawrence Goldstone - Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

Born to a small-town California ranching family, Vernon “Lefty” Gomez rode his powerful arm and jocular personality right across America to the dugout of the New York Yankees. Lefty baffled hitters with his blazing fastball, establishing himself as the team’s ace. Now his daughter and co-author Lawrence Goldstone vividly re-create the life and adventures of the irreverent southpaw.