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Paul Padron

Born: 1974 in Chicago, Illinois
Connection to Illinois: Padron grew up on the second floor of a traditional Chicago, two-flat, Greystone on Burling Street, just south of Wrightwood. He attended Saint Clement Grade School.

Biography: Paul Padron is a trial attorney and the author of The Gift of Samuel. He is an experienced, full-time litigation attorney, currently practicing in Cook County for Allstate Insurance. That said, The Gift of Samuel is his passion.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Science Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers


Selected Titles

The Gift of Samuel
ISBN: 057885340X OCLC: 1240363736

In Libras Libertas LLC 2021

Joshua Barratt is a fifteen-year-old boy who is unexpectedly forced to leave Hartland, the only home he’s ever known. On the road, in a dystopian future, where computers no longer function, and money no longer has any value, Joshua's mind, body and spirit are pushed to their limits. Conflicts arise that make him question his own worth and, ultimately, make him question the reality around him. A gift beyond his comprehension is waiting for him, if he can just find the courage to seek it.