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JoAnn Blackman

Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: JoAnn Fastoff

Connection to Illinois: Blackman was born in and lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Biography: JoAnn Blackman graduated from Chicago's Harlan High School, attended Wilson Junior College, Columbia College, and acquired a BA in Marketing from an on-line university in Idaho. She has published over 100 articles in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago publications. She wrote, produced and directed three one-act plays on off-off Broadway in New York. She also wrote, directed and produced, a 3-city PBS aired television program called ''Live From The Warehouse'', and ''Herb Kent's Dusty Records'', a syndicated radio program airing in 22 cities. A former Publicist for the Grammy-Award winning group Kool and the Gang, Blackman was also an event coordinator for Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Mystery

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

JoAnn Fastoff on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The Gordian Knot /
ISBN: 0533148766 OCLC: 149465239

Vantage Press, New York : ©2005.

  The lie /
ISBN: 1468556940 OCLC: 785511151

AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN : ©2012.

Several persons are tracked for diamonds traded to fuel war and human rights abuses. Can the police and FBI protect their own forces? Or are their own forces part of the criminal groups?

The pact /
ISBN: 142579971X OCLC: 310900835

Xlibris Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : ©2007.

  The smoke ring /
ISBN: 1491827890 OCLC: 881522129