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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jack Clark  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois

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Jack Clark has lived and worked in Chicago his entire life.

Biographical and Professional Information

Clark is an award-winning journalist, an acclaimed novelist, a singer-songwriter and a Chicago cab driver. He wrote for the weekly paper the ''Chicago Reader'' years ago, but left journalism for the world of writing fiction and picking up fares. Clark has been driving cabs for 30 years and written three books. His story caught the eye of ''Fresh Air'' contributor Dave Davies, who drove a cab in Philadelphia before entering journalism.


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