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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John David Ruemmler  

Pen Name: Courtney Bishop


Audience: Young Adult; Children; Children;

Born: Granite City, Illinois

-- John David Ruemmler on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

John lived in Illinois for almost 30 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to his writing, John has worked as a public school teacher, a billing clerk, and a steelworker.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Rangers of the North.
ISBN: 0915795221. OCLC Number:

Iron Crown Enterprises,. Charlottesville, Va. :. [1984?]

Night of the Nazgul /
ISBN: 0425086852. OCLC Number:

Berkley Books,. New York :. ©1985.

Brothers in arms /
ISBN: 1558020292. OCLC Number:

Lynx Books,. New York, N.Y. :. 1988.

Smoke on the water :
ISBN: 1558702393. OCLC Number:

Shoe Tree Press,. White Hall, Va. :. ©1992.

Near Jamestown in 1622, a young English boy and the son of a Powhatan Indian chief find themselves caught up in the growing animosity between their peoples.


Eaton Literary Award, 1988, for Hitler Does Hollywood

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