Jack Ketchum (1946–2018)

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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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The Woman Writer
(2011)
XX Writer
(2017)
Darlin' Writer
(2019)
(2007)

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 2019 Darlin' (based on characters created by)
 2017 XX (based on the story written by - segment "The Box")
 2013/I Olivia (Short) (writer)
 2011 Mail Order (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2011/I The Woman (based on: their 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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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:

People *scare me*. And what they do to one another, just for fun sometimes, is appalling. There was a guy not too long ago, a guy and a woman, whose dog wouldn't obey. So they tied him behind the car, and dragged him at thirty miles an hour until the dog was a bloody mess. So that's scary to me. See more »

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His first job was working in his father's shop in Livingston, NJ. The store, "The Sugar Bowl," was a luncheonette and soda fountain which sold groceries as well as magazines, paperback books, newspapers, and comics. Jack Ketchum would arrange and display the newspapers, magazines and comics. Ketchum helped at the family store through his teen years, as a short-order cook in the mornings and as a ... See more »

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