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Name:  Richard Lundeen  

Pen Name: Rick Lundeen

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Galesburg, Illinois

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Born and resides in Galesburg, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard "Rick" Lundeen was born in Illinois. He attended Carl Sandburg (Galesburg, Illinois) and Black Hawk (Moline, Illinois) Colleges where he studied biology and chemistry. He is a graduate from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois where he then majored in political science. He served in the United States Navy and was stationed at the Naval cryptological school at Ft. Devens, Massachussetts before serving aboard the USS Ticonderoga CG-47. After his time in the Navy, he returned to the college environment and worked in Residence Life, then in Career Services at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois before moving onward to Carl Sandburg College.Along the books listed below, Lundeen has edited ''Boomer's Reference Guide to American College Fraternities and Sororities''. He also wrote a short story, ''Silent Gods'' in 2012. The short story was awarded third place in March 2012, in the "The Big Write", which is held each year.

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Black dagger
ISBN: 9781456341183. OCLC Number: 733579283

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Jazz escaped the abuses of childhood by moving to Los Angeles, where he rose to the top in the adult film making industry. Finding himself in possession of a half million dollars of mob money and a small brown bag, he fled with his best friend Henry to a small town where the two friends thought they were safe leading the lives of college students. The mob, however, would stop at nothing to get their money back.

Duty bound :
ISBN: 9781461156628. OCLC Number: 733579300

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Fraternity /
ISBN: 1453863923. OCLC Number: 739109067

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"Enter the swashbuckling world of Red Fraternity, as told through the eyes of Whiteberry, and meet Redberry, Cranberry, Tayberry as well as their sorority counterparts, Acacia and Forget-Me-Not. Was fraternity life at COLLEGE, USA, just drunken debauchery or was there something else afoot? This is a fictionalized account based on true events"--Page 2 of cover.