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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Judy Askew  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: October 7, 1938 in Madisonville, Kentucky


Illinois Connection

Judy Askew lives in Brookport, a city in Massac County, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Askew of Brookport, Illinois is the author of ''Service With a Smile and Sometimes Even a Laugh'', a collection of columns she wrote over the past 20 years as Assistant Editor of ''Backchannels'', a Washington D.C. magazine for Army wives, and later as society editor for the ''Metropolis Planet'' newspaper. Fans of the late columnist Erma Bombeck will enjoy Judy's writing style and wonderfully humorous stories of life in and out of the military.

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