Dennis Shere

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General Information

Name: Dennis Shere

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Cleveland, Ohio

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Dennis Shere has formerly served as an assistant public defender in Kane County, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dennis Shere is the author of Cain's Redemption, a book about the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Shere graduated from Ohio University in the early 1960s with bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism. He has served as publisher of the Dayton Daily News in Dayton, Ohio, and as general manager of Moody Bible Institute's media operations in Chicago, Illinois.

In 2000, Shere chose to pursue a lifelong dream of attending law school. He graduated from the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago and passed the Illinois bar in the summer of 2003.

Published Works

  • Cain's Redemption, Northfield Publishing , 2005
  • The Last Meal: Defending an Accused Mass Murderer, Titletown Publishing, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Cain's Redemption: A Story of Hope and Transformation in America's Bloodiest Prison

ISBN: 9781881273240
Release Date: 2005-08-01

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The Last Meal: Defending an Accused Mass Murderer

ISBN: 0982720629
Release Date: 2010-11-09

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: Dennis Shere is available for speaking engagements, particularly in Chicago area libraries. Contact:

External Links

Dennis Shere on WorldCat

Dennis Shere on Amazon


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