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Jack Conroy


(1899 - 1990)

Jack Conroy

John Wesley Conroy was an American writer best known for his contributions to literature about the life of American workers during the early decades of the 20th century.


The Fast Sooner Hound (1942)

’You couldn’t see a thing for steam, cinders and smoke’ and the ‘rails sang like a violin for half an hour’ after the Cannon Ball passed, but the fast Sooner hound left it in his dust.

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Author(s): Arna Bontemps
Jack Conroy
Illustrator(s): Virginia Lee Burton

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