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John Jeter

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in Fort Benning, Ga., The United States



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John Jeter, co-owner of The Handlebar, a concert venue in Greenville, SC, has published his third book, THE LUCIFER GENOME: A BIOGENETICS THRILLER, with co-author Glen Craney. The thriller's a genre-busting departure from Jeter's previous book, ROCKIN' A HARD PLACE, an acclaimed music-memoir, with rave reviews from PASTE magazine, HUFFINGTON POST and more.

He has appeared on Oprah! Jeter's novel, THE PLUNDER ROOM, was published by St. Martin's Press, and tells the story of the deterioration of honor.

His day job: He books bands for The Handlebar, the subject of ROCKIN' A HARD PLACE.

Before opening his concert venue in 1994 with his wife, Kathy Laughlin, he worked

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The Plunder Room

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Rockin' A Hard Place (Nonfiction)
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Description: Independent Publisher calls Rockin' a Hard Place "an essential read for music lovers." CelebrityAccess calls it "a splashy, starry memoir." Kirkus Reviews says the book is "a hard, sobering look at what it really takes to bring live music to the fans."
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Girl Meets Class by Karin Gillespie
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"Great book, John! I loved the book-super easy to read. Now...I'm probably a little biased because I know John, Kathy & Stephen. However it was so much fun reading about concerts I'd been to and reminiscing about some great times both at the ol..." Read more of this review »
"I love this book, but I am bias since I'm a huge supporter of John and Kathy Jeter and have patronized the Handlebar since it opened. John's a great writer and knowing all the players in the real life drama of the trials and tribulations of The Ha..." Read more of this review »
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