Source: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 1999.
Source Database: Contemporary Authors
PEN (Permanent Entry Number): 0000090336
Author Name: SHEPHERD, Jean (Parker)
Year of Birth: 1929 (Note this is incorrect - it should be 1921)
Place of Birth: Chicago, IL
Family: Born July 26, 1929, in Chicago, Ill. son of Jean P. (a clerk) and Anne (Heinrichs) Shepherd; married Leigh Brown (a writer), March, 1977. Education: Attended University of Maryland, 1948, and Indiana University, 1949-50. Avocational Interests: Amateur radio operator, private pilot. Memberships: Authors Guild of Authors League of America, American Radio Relay League, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Overseas Press Club, Dutch Treat Club. Addresses: Home: Washington, N.J. Agent: Leigh Brown, R.D.1, Box 28, Washington, N.J. 07882.
Actor in television and radio; writer. Has also been a staff member of radio stations WLW, Cincinnati, 1951-53, KYW, Philadelphia, 1954-57, and WOR, New York City, 1958--. Special instructor at New York University, 1969. As an actor has had four one-man shows at Carnegie Hall and has appeared in off-Broadway plays.
Most original fiction award from Indiana University, 1966;
WRITINGS BY THE AUTHOR:
The America of George Ade, Putnam, 1961.
Works in Progress:
Giant Country, a novel; a major television series for