Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John J. Dunphy  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry


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Illinois Connection

He lives in Alton, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

John J. Dunphy is a freelance writer and owns ''The Second Reading Book Shop'' in Alton, Illinois. His poetry has also appeared in numerous anthologies. Dunphy's website also serves as the homepage for his bookstore, the second oldest used bookstore in the St. Louis MetroEast area. He has also been a frequent contribuotor to ''Springhouse'' and the old ''Illinois'' magazines. To see an interview with the author in his Book Shop, go to: [;;].

Selected Titles At Your Library

Lewis and Clark's Illinois volunteers /
ISBN: 0974164208. OCLC Number:

Second Reading Publications,. Alton, Ill. :. ©2003.

Brief biographical sketches of some of the Illinois recuits who accompanied Lewis & Clark on the Corps of Discovery.

From Christmas to Twelfth Night in Southern Illinois /
ISBN: 1596299134. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, S.C. :. ©2010.

Abolitionism and the Civil War in Southwestern Illinois /
ISBN: 1609493281. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, SC :. 2011.

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