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General Information

Name:  Todd Ferry  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction History Mystery Non-Fiction Science Fiction

Born: 1978 in Indiana


Illinois Connection

Ferry moved to Chicago for graduate school at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute. He got married, had two kids and now lives in the Independence Park neighborhood of Old Irving Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Todd M. Ferry has a graduate degree in Near Eastern archaeology from the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago. He has written two books, a history of Israel entitled, ''The Palestine-Israel Conflict: A Basic Introduction'' (now in its third edition) and a thriller, the ''Society of Everlasting Life''. He has also written an ebook, an occult detective mystery entitled, ''The Hercules Mulligan Chronicles: the Books of the Sun and Moon and Other Strange Cases''. Ferry spent several years excavating in Israel and North America and now writes and teaches high school history in Chicago.

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