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Jim Kokoris

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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States



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Chicago-area novelist Jim Kokoris is the author of three books, "The Rich Part of Life," "Sister North," and "The Pursuit of Other Interests." His books have been published in 15 languages and have been optioned for film consideration. The winner of The Friends Of American Writers Award for Best First Novel ( 2001), his humor essays have appeared regularly in The Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine.
He is married and has three sons.

Average rating: 3.64 · 978 ratings · 188 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The Rich Part of Life
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 532 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
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The Pursuit of Other Intere...
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Sister North: A Novel
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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It's. Nice. Outside.: A Novel
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 2 editions
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Beam, Straight Up: The Bold...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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