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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:

Hide and Seek. New York: Ballantine, 1984. [novel] See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dallas Mayr
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Personal Quote:

[re his novel "The Lost"] Everyone in the book is lost to some degree. Even the poor cat. But when I conceived it, I was thinking about those kids in that ear who fell between the cracks, who neither went to war nor to college, and what an open, empty world was left to them. That, and how lost the entire era was. And again, you're right: loss is the entire theme. Nobody wins in this book. Even ... See more »

Trivia:

He is the only child of Dallas William Mayr (1908-1997) and Evelyn Fahner Mayr (1915-1987), both of German immigrant stock and both of whom worked for the war effort during World War II. His mother served as an accountant and office manager; his father was an infantryman in artillery, firing bombs across the Rhine River in Europe. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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