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CollectionsNon-fiction (196), Science & Technology (63), Philosophy & Religion (101), Consciousness (18), Crime Fiction (322), Your library (826), Favorites (18), All collections (832)

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About meMom was a farm girl. Dad was a city boy. The war was over and they met in St. Louis. I was born in 1948 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and grew up in Kennett (about an hour to the south). Dad was a “radio announcer” and mom worked for the “welfare department.” Job titles that –like my youth–vanished years ago.

A little piece of shrapnel from the Baby Boom, I watched a lot of TV. In the early 50’s I sat two feet from the Motorola, staring at the Indian-head test pattern until the afternoon programming got underway. The spirit of Norman Rockwell hovered over me through a near-perfect childhood.

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Favorite authorsLawrence Block, Michael Connelly, Nelson DeMille, William Gibson, Bill Granger, Yuval Noah Harari, Carl Hiaasen, Kevin Kelly, Elmore Leonard, John D. MacDonald, John Sandford, Neal Stephenson, Ross Thomas, Alan W. Watts (Shared favorites)



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Real nameSteve Mays

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