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Jim Proebstle

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Proebstle lives in Deer Park.

Biography: Jim Proebstle has a BA and MBA from Michigan State University. After a corporate business career including IBM, Xerox and Bell&Howell, Jim formed Prodyne, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in top-line revenue performance improvements through sales, management effectiveness and customer satisfaction initiatives.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

jim Proebstle on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Fatal incident :
ISBN: 1934572772 OCLC: 693812239

"Minnesotan Nick Morgan overcomes the hardships of life during the Depression with the thrill of flying. The rush he shares with his soon-to-be wife, Martha, as they barnstorm small Midwestern towns offering plane rides for a dollar, forges a love for each other and a sense of freedom to last a lifetime. In 1943, Nick must leave to become a WWII pilot in Alaska for the army's newly formed Air Transport Command. Nick joins U.S. forces, who have set up a strategic defense position against Japan, and an Lend-Lease supply program that trains Soviet pilots with U.S. aircraft for their war with Germany. Inspired by the true events of an Air Transport Command aircraft disaster in Alaska in 1944"

In the absence of honor :
ISBN: 9781934572047 OCLC: 227160218

Emerald Book Co., Austin, TX : 2008.

When Jake Lorenz retreats to his family's cabin in the North Minnesota woods for the winter, he's looking for peace, quiet, and time to reflect on the loss of his wife and his job. But instead, he finds destruction, death, and a gruesome murder scene on his very doorstep.

Unintended impact :
ISBN: 1592988830 OCLC: 908072411

After suffering concussions in high school and college, Dick struggled unknowingly with the onset of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) dementia. For decades, he fought the demons trapping him in an ever-shrinking world: diminished short-term memory, limited executive functioning, interpersonal shortcomings, paranoia, and failed physical capabilities. As an athlete, he was revered, yet success turned traitor as getting his "'bell rung"' in football led to a world of confusion and confinement. Nobody will remember a backup college quarterback, but Dick's story bridges the glamour of NFL football--its high-profile athletes and the preliminary $765 million settlement for CTE dementia--with the harsh reality that millions of former amateur players may be suffering anonymously with the same concussion-induced devastation of CTE dementia