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Jack Woodville London

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Jack Woodville London is a former US Army captain, a respected trial-attorney, a noted World War II historian, and an internationally-acclaimed author. A graduate of West Texas A&M and the University of Texas Law School, Jack’s foundation in writing began when he was elected managing editor of the University of Texas International Law Journal in 1970.
Since then he has authored an extensive array of technical legal articles and has been a featured speaker on the law of evidence, complex aviation accidents, and similar topics, both in the United States and abroad. In 2003, Jack put aside legal topics to enroll in the prestigious writing school of St. Céré, France, where he graduated in a group of other esteemed writers.
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“Oh, my God!” I remember Alice bolting up from her book, shaking. She was near the end of My Brilliant Friend and she was beside herself. “I can’t believe she.…” I can’t tell you what ‘she’ did or didn’t do, no more than to say that a week or two later, when I read the same book, and got to page… I can’t tell you that either… I sat bolt upright and said “Oh, my God!” At that moment Alice was...

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message 8: by Danny

Danny Johnson thanks for the friending, Mr. London...you have a very interesting background, and I intend to read your work...best


message 7: by Jack

Jack London French Letters: Virginia's War is ranked 228 in the Amazon Kindle Store! Thank you to my supporters for sharing the story!
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message 6: by Jack

Jack London Veterans Honored at Silent Wings Museum.
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Jack London It's time to share what's on the nightstand! What's on your nightstand?
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Jack London Austin Author, Jack Woodville London, appears on KEYE, today at 4 PM, to talk about Veteran's Day
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The Authors'  Assistant Jack's latest blog, D-Day 2010, was featured in the Military Writers Society's monthly magazine. Page 24
Please share with friends, family and supporters of our troops so we may never forget those who sacrificed for us to have so much.

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Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)


The Authors'  Assistant Jack was interviewed on KFDA in Amarillo!
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