Ron Gawthorp

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General Information

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Name: Ron Gawthorp

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, History

Born: 1947 in West Salem, Illinois



Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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

ISBN: 0967799201
Release Date: 2002-05-02

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GLIMPSES OF GLORY: A Forgotten Pitcher's Journey

ISBN: 1477143513
Release Date: 2012-08-21

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Ron Gawthorp on WorldCat

Ron Gawthorp on Amazon


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