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Mark Allen Boone

Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Mark Allen Boone ia a native Chicagoan. He was born April 4, 1951 in Chicago and currently resides in Lisle, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biography: Mark Allen Boone is former teacher and editor who grew up on Chicago’s West Side.

  • -- 2009 Eric Hoffer Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing, ''The Demise of Luleta Jones''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Mark Allen Boone on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Reunion /
ISBN: 0870673319 OCLC: 20401973

Holloway House Pub., Los Angeles, Calif. : 1989.

The demise of Luleta Jones :
ISBN: 0977251500 OCLC: 67614038

Blacksmith Books, Lisle, IL : ©2006.

This novel is both a mystery and a social commentary on the social and personal lives of African Americans. The mystery concerns investigative reporter Theophilous Pugh, who is uncovering facts about the death of a school teacher. The social commentary concerns the consequences of gifted Blacks that try and cross over a narrow minded community's social mores.