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Stephen Whitfield

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Chicago-born Stephen Whitfield began writing as a Marine Corps print journalist. His writing has appeared in military publications, as well as the Kansas City Star and the Jersey Journal. He holds degrees from Loyola University Chicago, Chicago Theological Seminary, and Indiana University. His various adventures have taken him to such places as London, Paris, Trondheim, Johannesburg, Beirut, most of The Virgin Islands and the wilder neighborhoods of Chicago.

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Stephen Whitfield I get ahead of myself sometimes, trying to express my thoughts just so instead of simply telling the story. Eventually I get out of the story's way…moreI get ahead of myself sometimes, trying to express my thoughts just so instead of simply telling the story. Eventually I get out of the story's way and put the ideas down in however rough the form is - then I have something to work with.(less)
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Omari And The People

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(Press Release December 2016)

Best-selling novelist Stephen Whitfield learned today that the audiobook version of Omari and the People has won the prestigious Audiofile Magazine Earphones Award for fiction.

"This is such a wonderful surprise and honor!" he said when he received the email from Audiofile Publisher, Robin Whitten.

The award is given by AudioFile to "truly exceptional titles that exce... Read more of this blog post »
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"Omari and the People is a story about he journey of a people from a city full of selfish desires to a place where they can find themselves and all they are capable of.

This story really reminds me of the stories that have been passed down through o..." Read more of this review »
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"Excellent piece of desert fantasy. Well-written and narrated just as successfully. A very enjoyable read."
Omari And The People by Stephen Whitfield
"This a book about Omari and his quest as a leader across the desert to restore the lives of the people who lost their homes. Omari's character is one that has a troubled past (he often stole things to get by), yet of one of a man trying to prove h..." Read more of this review »
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"I received a free audio narration of this book from The Audiobookworm in exchange for an honest review. This did not impact my opinion of the story or performance.

Omari and the People was a huge leap outside of my comfort area. This novel did not..." Read more of this review »
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“She leaned forward and opened her eyes wide. "Allow me to offer you some free advice - trade your gems away and keep your opinions to yourself.”
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“The Market Square was the center of The City's community, and for most of the people, the highlight of their lives.”
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“No one can stop death, Omari. It is normal and certain. And nothing should get in the way of a person’s true destiny.”
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“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”
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“She leaned forward and opened her eyes wide. "Allow me to offer you some free advice - trade your gems away and keep your opinions to yourself.”
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“The Market Square was the center of The City's community, and for most of the people, the highlight of their lives.”
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