Pen Name: None
Genres: Fiction, History
Born: 1947 in West Salem, Illinois
Ron attended Southern Illinois Universities' journalism school.
Biographical and Professional Information
Ron Gawthorp studied journalism at both Vincennes University in Indiana and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He wrote for award winning weekly and small daily newspapers before returning to the family business of oilwell drilling in 1977. He continued to write freelance columns and in 1992 began work on his novel, Richer Than The Rockefellers. He writes mostly colorful, often humorous and moving stories, about people working in the oil, gas and coal industries.
- Richer than the Rockefellers, Holly Hill Publishing, 2002
- Glimpses of Glory--A Forgotten Pitchers Journey To The Bigs and Beyond , Xlibris Corporation, 2012
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Richer Than the Rockefellers
Release Date: 2002-05-02
GLIMPSES OF GLORY: A Forgotten Pitcher's Journey
Release Date: 2012-08-21
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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