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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jim Kirkpatrick  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Jim Kirkpatrick is a life long resident of Southern Illinois. He currently lives on the edge of the Shawnee National Forest in Creal Springs, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a degree in journalism, Kirkpatrick has worked for several southern Illinois newspapers, including ''The Southern Illinoisan'', the ''Marion Daily Republican'' and the ''Du Quoin Evening Call''. He has also been employed as a congressional assistant.

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