Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Nan Johnson McCarthy  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1961 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

McCarthy was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Originally from Chicago, Nan McCarthy graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising. Nan founded Rainwater Press in 1992 and is a former magazine editor & technology journalist. She now lives in the Kansas City area.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Contact Information Rainwater Press Nan Johnson McCarthy 9414 West 141st Street Overland Park, Kansas 66221 913-851-5886

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chat :
ISBN: 067102339x. OCLC Number: 39910723

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Two people fall in love while sending messages online. She is Bev, a book editor, he is Max, a copywriter and the question is will love survive their face-to-face. First volume of a trilogy, the other volumes being Connect and Crash.

Connect :
ISBN: 0671023403. OCLC Number: 39917363

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Crash :
ISBN: 0671023411. OCLC Number: 39911407

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Live 'til I die /
ISBN: 1888354038. OCLC Number: 50297349

Rainwater Press,. .