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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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Omari and the People Wins Prestigious Audiobook Award

(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 excel i Read more of this blog post »
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Omari and the People (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 23, 2014 04:14PM
Description: This is an excerpt It's not Chapter 1 - I hope you don't mind.
“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.”
Stephen Whitfield, Omari And The People

“The Market Square was the center of The City's community, and for most of the people, the highlight of their lives.”
Stephen Whitfield, Omari And The People

“No one can stop death, Omari. It is normal and certain. And nothing should get in the way of a person’s true destiny.”
Stephen Whitfield, Omari And The People

“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.”
Oscar Wilde

“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.”
Stephen Whitfield, Omari And The People

“The Market Square was the center of The City's community, and for most of the people, the highlight of their lives.”
Stephen Whitfield, Omari And The People

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Stephen Whitfield Omari and the People is now in paperback on Amazon!


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