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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Keaton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Fiction Romance

Born: 1964 in Chicago, Illinois

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The author was born and raised in Chicago where she attended Catholic schools taught by the Oblate Sisters of Providence, an order of black nuns.

Biographical and Professional Information

After college, Ms. Keaton worked for awhile as a bus operator for the CTA. In 1999 she received a Masters of Science in Journalism from Roosevelt University and is currently Transportation Manager for the Chicago Transit Authority.


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