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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carl T. Smith  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Smith was born in Chicago and lived there for the first two years of his life.

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • Nothin' Left to Lose, Summerhouse Press, 1999
  • Lowcountry Boil, River City Publishing, 2003
  • Louisiana Burn, River City Publishing, 2006

Selected Titles At Your Library

Nothin' left to lose /
ISBN: 1887714472. OCLC Number:

Summerhouse Press,. Columbia, S.C. :. 1999.

John Ryan Stone, a country singer and songwriter, gets his big break in 1968, but quickly gets caught in a web of shady deals and underworld ties.

Lowcountry boil :
ISBN: 1579660657. OCLC Number:

River City Pub.,. Montgomery, Ala. :. ©2005, 2003.

Louisiana burn :
ISBN: 1579660665. OCLC Number:

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"Sam Larkin is drawn into an investigation of the judge who unjustly sent him to prison twelve years ago, propelling him on a difficult and increasingly dangerous quest for justice and personal retribution. A man with a cause wars against corruption and greed at the highest levels of politics"--Provided by publisher.


Nothin' Left to Lose

- Top Ten Books by South Carolina Authors in 1999

Lowcountry Boil

- Suspense Award, International Assoc. of Independant Publishers

Speaking Engagements

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