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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jack Clark  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://jackclark.info/
-- Jack Clark on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=jack+clark


Illinois Connection

Jack Clark has lived and worked in Chicago his entire life.

Biographical and Professional Information

Clark is an award-winning journalist, an acclaimed novelist, a singer-songwriter and a Chicago cab driver. He wrote for the weekly paper the ''Chicago Reader'' years ago, but left journalism for the world of writing fiction and picking up fares. Clark has been driving cabs for 30 years and written three books. His story caught the eye of ''Fresh Air'' contributor Dave Davies, who drove a cab in Philadelphia before entering journalism.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Westerfield's chain /
ISBN: 031228960X. OCLC Number:

Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur,. New York :. 2002.

While searching her father's drugstore for clues to his disappearance, medical student Becky Westerfield encounters private detective Nick Acropolis, and when they join forces to find Becky's father, they stumble into a massive welfare fraud scheme.

Nobody's angel /
ISBN: 0843963271. OCLC Number:

Hard Case Crime,. New York, NY :. 2010.

Chicago cabbie Eddie Miles decides to do something about two serial killers--one targeting prostitutes, the other cab drivers--at large in the city when his friend Lenny is murdered and he finds a teenage prostitute left for dead.


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