Individual Author Record
Name: John CoynePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCoyne grew up on a farm across from Midlothian Country Club. He started caddying at Midlothian Country Club at age 12 and worked summers at the country club while a student at St. Christopher’s, through high school at Joliet Catholic High
Biographical and Professional InformationAfter graduating from Saint Louis University and earning a masters degree in English from Western Michigan University, Coyne served with the first Peace Corps Volunteers to Ethiopia before becoming a novelist and college administrator.Coyne has written over twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, and edited three books on golf instruction. He is currently with the College of New Rochelle in New York and is still active in promoting the Peace Corps.
*''The Legacy'', Berkley Publishing, 1979*''The Piercing'', G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1979*''The Searing'',G.P. Putnams's Sons, 1980*''Hobgoblin'', G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1981*''The Shroud'', Berkley Pub., 1983*''The Hunting Season'', MacMillin, 1987*''Brothers & Sisters'', Dutton, 1986*''The Fury'', Warner Books, 1989,*''Child of Shadows'', Warner Books, 1990*''The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan'', St. Martin's Griffin, 2007