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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Park Sloan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1945


Illinois Connection

Sloan was a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

James Park Sloan is a noted author, critic and academic. He is currently Professor Emeritus of the English Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was educated at Harvard University, designed a course in 'Western Values' for the Harvard Business School and served in the Vietnam War as a paratrooper.

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-- New Writers Award for the best novel of 1970-71 from the Great Lakes College Prize Committee for ''War Games'' Society of Midland Authors Literary Award for Biography in 1996 for ''Jerzy Kosinski''