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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sam Saladino  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Sam Saladino lives in East Peoria, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sam has taught school, dealt with troubled adolescents as a specialized foster parent, counselor and supervisor at a children's home. He has also worked as a crisis interventionist and as a child abuse/negelct investigator. Currently he is a foster/adoptive parent trainer, editor for a newsletter and regional reporter.

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Titles At Your Library

Erebus--Nightmare of a Social Worker
ISBN: 0828321965

Branden Books. 2010

A powerful novel about young adults striving to survive and to overcome personal and social addictions in today's promiscuous society. Set in present-day Chicago, Erebus is the story of a young girl sold into prostitution by her incestuous father, and of two married counselors who fight the system on her behalf and are almost destroyed by it.

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