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Carol Brannin

Connection to Illinois: Brannin has lived in Chicago and Springfield.

Biography: Carol Brannin (Johanson) was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas. She now lives in Springfield, Illinois and has called that city her home after leaving Kansas City, although in the 1980's, she spent a considerable amount of time in Chicago.

Gene, the main character in the book, was a lifetime friend of the author. Her book, The Hero, the Protector, the Healer, and the Lover, is about his life. There was a movie made about his untimely, tragic death in 1987, titled 'White Mile.'


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

The Hero, the Protector, the Healer, and the Lover
ISBN: 109801894X OCLC:

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