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A.G.S. Johnson

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AGS Johnson always intended to be a writer. But raised in a Midwestern family of five girls and no boys, she embarked on a career in the corporate world that would allow her to explore why men were treated differently than women. Armed with a business degree, for over 20 years she was a banker, most often working with international currencies.

Still, writing remained a dream, so she returned to school, earned a masters degree in fiction writing from the University of Southern California and proceeded to pursue her lifelong ambition. Her debut novel [Book: The Sausage Maker’s Daughters], 12 years in the making, releases Feb. 7, 2012.

In addition to her passion for reading, traveling and all things French, Johnson serves on the Board of the Cou

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Let’s face it: the American way of life will kill you. Or how ridding my body of toxins positively affected everything.

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The Sausage Maker's Daughters by A.G.S. Johnson
"I've got a confession. I tend to judge books by their covers and titles more than I should. And when I first saw this book and its title, I wasn't really interested. And then I read the description and I was a little interested, but my initial jud..." Read more of this review »
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"The sausage maker’s youngest daughter is heading for the fight of her battle-scarred life. It’s the era of the counterculture and Vietnam. But twenty-four-year-old Kip Czermanksi is nowhere near her home in California. She’s in a jail cell in her..." Read more of this review »
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