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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathleen Clauson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Macomb, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.kjclauson.com
-- Kathleen Clauson on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kathleen+clauson


Illinois Connection

Kathleen was born and raised in Macomb, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kathleen earned a BA in German language and literature from Western Illinois University, graduating with honors. After teaching high school German for two years, she decided she would combine her language skills with economics. She also earned an MA in Economics from WIU with a special interest in eastern European economic policies and the supply of labor. Kathleen Clauson writes short fiction, which has been praised for the beautiful imagery and memorable characters. Her story blend real Chicago landmarks with the rich culture, languages, and traditions of Chicago's ethnic neighborhoods.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Eva Galuska and the Christmas Carp
ISBN: 1436301602

Xlibris. 2007

Eva Galuska and the Christmas Carp is a magical Christmas story told by Jozef Mieszko about his own life. He is a successful young man who has it all-a beautiful golden-haired wife, two young sons who worship him, a rewarding career, and a home with grea


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