Individual Author Record
Name: Ron GawthorpPen Name: None Genre: Fiction History Audience: Adult; Born: 1947 in West Salem, Illinois
-- Website -- http://rongawthorp.com/
-- Ron Gawthorp on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ron+gawthorp
Illinois ConnectionRon attended Southern Illinois Universities' journalism school.
Biographical and Professional InformationRon 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.
- Richer than the Rockefellers, Holly Hill Publishing, 2002
- Glimpses of Glory--A Forgotten Pitchers Journey To The Bigs and Beyond '', Xlibris Corporation, 2012