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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)
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 2011 Dark Dreamers (TV Series)
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 2007 The Making of 'The Girl Next Door' (Video documentary short)
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 2007 The Cult of Ichi (Video documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stranglehold. London: Headline, 1995. Published in the United States as: Only Child. New York: Berkley Books, 1995. [novel] See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dallas Mayr
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Personal Quote:

Everything influences my fiction. Conversations in bars, loves, losses of same, TV, movies, cocktail napkins, news clips, friends' confessions. I get permission, then I use it. See more »

Trivia:

Sold a number of early short stories under the pseudonym "Jerzy Livingston," based on the town in which he grew up, Livingston, New Jersey. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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