Thom, James Alexander

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THOM, James Alexander

THOM, James Alexander. American, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Area studies, History, Local history/Rural topics. Career: Editor, Saturday Evening Post Co, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1967-94. Business Editor and Columnist, Indianapolis Star, 1961-67; Communications Director, Indiana State Trade Assn, 1971-73; Lecturer, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1977-81. Recipient: Western Writers of America Golden Spur Award, 1989. Publications: NOVELS: Spectator Sport, 1978; Long Knife, 1979; Follow the River, 1981; From Sea to Shining Sea, 1984; Staying Out of Hell, 1985; Panther in the Sky, 1989; The Children of First Man, 1994; The Red Heart, 1997; Sign- Talker, 2000. OTHER: The Spirit of the Place, 1995; Indiana II, 1996. Address: 10061 W Stogsdill Rd, Bloomington, IN 47404, U.S.A.