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Alumnus wins literary award for non-fiction work

July 29, 2011

Bob Cowser, Ph.D., ’92 had his latest book, “Green Fields,” named Best Non-Fiction Memoir at the Adirondack Literary awards held June 12 by the Adirondack Center for Writing.

“Green Fields” is a memoir detailing the murder of Cowser’s first grade classmate in 1979 and the execution of her killer more than 20 years later, the first execution in Tennessee in 40 years.

Additionally, his book, “Why We’re Here,” received special mention in the General Non-Fiction category. Cower lives in Canton, N.Y., with his wife Candace and their sons Jackson and Mason.

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