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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kenneth Dwain Harrelson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1961 in Carmi, Illinois

-- Kenneth Dwain Harrelson on WorldCat --

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Illinois Connection

Kenneth was born in Carmi.

Biographical and Professional Information

Both books can also be purchased by contacting the author: Kenneth Dwain Harrelson, 407 West Main Street, Norris City, Illinois 62869[]

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Titles At Your Library

The Wizard of Destiny
ISBN: 1598240226

E-BookTime, LLC. 2005

Young Alfred doesn't realize what lay in store for him when he goes to visit his local Wizard. But soon, through a strange quirk of events, he becomes the great Simon's apprentice. At first, the lad has doubts as to his abilities to learn everything he will be taught. And to compound matters further, their King needs the services of his Wizard just then for a dangerous quest of great importance. With just a Friar to accompany them, they begin a journey that thrusts Alfred into an important and hazardous time in his young life. Does he have what it takes to become the Wizard of Destiny?

This Paradise
ISBN: 1607031620

PublishAmerica. 2008

With the Great Depression as the setting, This Paradise tells the oft-told tale of humanity’s search for greener pastures and a better way of life. A drifter, who’s heard there is work in California, finds himself taking small jobs from town to town as he works his way westward. When a small husband and wife farm becomes his next stop, he finds that there are others who long for more out of life, too. Through no persuasion on his part, the wife, in her quest for something better than what a failing farm can offer, decides that she wants to go west with the drifter. When her husband finds out, it all comes to a head and the farmer learns all about unfulfilled desires. In his efforts to please his wife, he builds her a gazebo, hoping to win back her love. Will he be successful, or can any of these three ever really find what they’re looking for?



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