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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  T.M. Spooner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born:


-- T.M. Spooner on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=t.m.+spooner


Illinois Connection

Spooner is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and served three years in the U. S. Army. T. M. Spooner lives in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to his two novels,T.M Spooner's nonfiction has appeared in Tales from a Small Planet and his short fiction has appeared in River Walk Journal and The Dead Mule.


Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Notes from exile :
ISBN: 9780915745890. OCLC Number: 84842843

Floricanto Press,. .

In a quaint village along the shores of Lake Chapala, two recent college graduates join two men living in self-imposed exile. One, a journalist and jaded philosopher is escaping an inherited family destiny; the other, a British combat veteran, is fleeing what many viewed an unnecessary war ...

The salvation of La Purísima /
ISBN: 0915745887. OCLC Number: 145505265

Floricanto Press,. .

A migrant he befriends draws the novel's narrator, anthropologist Paul Westin, to Mexico. As Westin becomes more involved with the migrants and learns of a tragedy among them, he struggles to maintain professional objectivity. In Mexico he encounters La Purísima, the fractured village and symbol of rural Mexico, desperately struggling with the mysterious death of one of its own young men. The strange and unexpected reactions of the villagers force Westin and a local priest, Father Gabriel, to search for a solution to save La Purísima.