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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chris Gerrib  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Chris was born and raised in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chris graduated from the University of Ilinois then did a stint in the Navy from 1989 through 2002. He then attended Southern Illinois University and today is Director of Information Technology at Republic Bank of Chicago.

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Titles At Your Library

The Mars Run
ISBN: 1411699734 2006

Eighteen-year-old Janet Pilgrim thought she was going to college. That was before Daddy went bankrupt. Now she's going to Mars, not as a tourist, but as a working astronaut, "the lowest form of life in space." Man may travel in space, but it is far from safe. Even training for space can get people killed, as Janet discovers. But as Janet discovers, the most dangerous thing in space is Man.

Pirates of Mars
ISBN: 0983953139

Hadley Rille Books. 2012

Pirates of Mars, the new Mars adventure story by Chris Gerrib. Lieutenant Peter Grant of the Volunteer Space Rescue Service is taken hostage by pirates, who are holding him for ransom. The Rescue Service can't afford to pay a ransom and is not equipped for an armed rescue. Fellow Rescueman, Jack Williams, unwilling to violate Rescue tradition and leave a person behind, decides to improvise a rescue. . .

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