Koertge, Ron(ald)

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KOERTGE, Ron(ald)

KOERTGE, Ron(ald). American, b. 1940. Genres: Young adult fiction. Career: Pasadena City College, California, professor of English, 1965-. Publications: FOR YOUNG ADULTS. FICTION: Where the Kissing Never Stops, 1987; The Arizona Kid, 1988; The Boy in the Moon, 1990; Mariposa Blues, 1991; The Harmony Arms, 1992; Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright, 1994; Confess-O-Rama, 1996; The Heart of the City, 1998; The Brimstone Journals, 2001. POETRY: Meat: Cherry's Market Diary, 1973; The Father Poems, 1974; The Hired Nose, 1974; My Summer Vacation, 1975; Men under Fire, 1976; Twelve Photographs of Yellowstone, 1976; How to Live on Five Dollars a Day, 1976; Cheap Thrills, 1976; Sex Object, 1979; The Jockey Poems, 1980; Diary Cows, 1982; Life on the Edge of the Continent: Selected Poems, 1982; High School Dirty Poems, 1991; Making Love to Roget's Wife, 1997; Geography of the Forehead, 2000. FOR ADULTS. The Boogeyman (novel), 1980. Address: Department of English, Pasadena City College, 1560 Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106, U.S.A.