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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jim Kokoris  

Pen Name: None


Born: N/A

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Illinois Connection

Kokoris lives in a suburb of Chicago. He attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kokoris is a novelist and has also contributed humour articles to the ''Chicago Sun-Times'', ''Chicago Tribune'', and ''Reader's Digest'', among other publications.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The rich part of life /
ISBN: 0312300700. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 2001.

First their mother is killed in a car accident, and then, on the first anniversary of her death, their rather distant, Civil War historian father plays his wife's favorite lottery numbers and wins $190 million!

Sister North /
ISBN: 0312275404. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 2003.

Drifting through life on his good looks and his wife's money, apathetic Chicago attorney Sam finds his world shattered by a violent incident and journeys to the side of a television personality nun in the hope of acquiring forgiveness and spiritual peace.

The pursuit of other interests /
ISBN: 0312365489. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 2009.

Cast adrift after being abruptly fired, workaholic CEO Charlie Baker is astonished to find his finances in shambles and his son rapidly growing up, a situation he initially denies while spending his days in an outplacement firm.



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