Rooney, John F. 1930-

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Rooney, John F. 1930-


Born May 29, 1930, in Springfield, MA; son of Leonard (in sales) and Alice (Kerrigan) Rooney. Education: American International College, B.A., 1952; Columbia University, M.A., 1953; also attendedNew York University, 1956-61. Hobbies and other interests: Theater, movies, reading British procedural mysteries, world travel, cruise ships.


Home—2433 N.E. 26 Terr., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305. E-mail—[email protected]


Writer. Worked as teacher, department chair, and curriculum coordinator for public schools in Farmingdale, NY; also worked as business correspondent for Cunard Cruise Lines, and as advertising manager, real estate broker, and expeditor in a magneto factory. Military service: U.S. Army, Military Police; served in Europe.


Nine Lives Too Many (suspense novel), Senneff House Publishers (Fort Lauderdale, FL), 2004.

Author of a stage play and screenplays. Contributor of articles and reviews to magazines and newspapers.


Two novels, The Rice Queen Spy and Last Passage to India.