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Jack Ketchum

Jack Ketchum published his first novel in 1980 titled "Off Season", a version of the Sawney Beane story. The novel was subsequently slated by the Village Voice as 'violent pornography' but, undeterred, the author continued to write fiction that deals with the cruelty and violence so often apparent in everyday life. Since the publication of "Off ... See full bio »
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 2013/I Olivia (Short) (writer)
 2011 Mail Order (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2011/I The Woman (novel) / (written by)
 2009 Offspring (based upon the book by) / (screenplay)
 2008 Red (novel)
 2007 The Girl Next Door (book)
 2006/II The Lost (novel)
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 2009 Offspring
Max Joseph (as Dallas Mayr)
 2008 Red
Bartender (as Dallas Mayr)
 2007 The Girl Next Door
Carnival
 2006 Header
State Trooper #2
 2006/II The Lost
Teddy Panik
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 2013 Inside the Plain Brown Wrapping (Short)
Himself
 2011 Dark Dreamers (TV Series)
Himself
 2007 The Making of 'The Girl Next Door' (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2007 The Cult of Ichi (Video documentary short)
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Other Works:

She Wakes. New York: Berkley Books, 1989. Revised ed.: Abingdon, MD: Cemetery Dance Publications, 2002. [novel] See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dallas Mayr
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Personal Quote:

[on what makes a good horror story] I look for people. People who act like you and I might in desperate circumstances, and not like chess pieces. If you've got real individuals I can care about, only then can you scare me silly. See more »

Trivia:

Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a garbage-man, a lumber salesman, a copywriter, editor of the paleontological magazine "Fossils," and as a literary agent for Scott Meredith, Inc., where he served as agent for author Henry Miller. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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