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James A. Jack

Born: 1928 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biography: James A. Jack served in both World War Two and Korea and was a detective with the Chicago Police Department for many years before going into corporate security. Of all the hardships he endured and horrors he witnessed, one case more than any other haunted him and let him to write a book - ''Three Boys Missing: The Tragedy That Exposed the Pedophilia Underworld''.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

James A. Jack on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Three boys missing :
ISBN: 0977628140 OCLC: 72849384

HPH Pub., Chicago, IL : 2006.

"Three Boys Missing tells the heart-breaking story of a brutal attack and murder in 1955. This tragedy shocked the nation and brought further dismay when the perpetrator escaped justice for more than 40 years. As one of the first law enforcement officers assigned to the case, Mr. James Jack has dedicated 50 years of his life to ensure that the significance of this story is not lost in history. This tragedy is about more than the lost lives of three boys. It forced us to acknowledge the undeniable existence of pedophilia in our society and raised our awareness of the horrible people who prey on our children."--Dusk jacket flap.