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Author: John Goins

John Goins was born in Washington, DC. He has worked as a dishwasher, library clerk, gardener, English teacher in Istanbul, telephone solicitor, phlebotomist and lab assistant. He also wrote briefly for the Central City Extra, "a monthly newspaper for the Civic Center, Tenderloin, and Sixth St. Corridor." He lives and writes in San Francisco, where he has resided since 1985. He published A PORTRAIT IN THE TENDERLOIN, also featuring reporter Bill Haywood, with Ithuriel's Spear in 2013.

A Portrait in the Tenderloin
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A Portrait in the Tenderloin

Ithuriel's Spear

Fiction. "A good mystery is a dialogue with a reader, a city, a certain time in history, an exploration of a people's attitude towards humanity, socialmores, the downtrodden, the vulnerable. Set in San Francisco, Goins' debut novel exhibits author's...

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The Coptic Cross
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The Coptic Cross

Ithuriel's Spear

Fiction. When an old flame from Eritrea shows up at Reporter Bill Haywood's door in San Francisco, he reluctantly agrees to let her stay with him. But there is no room in his life for a former paramour with a jealous husband. Haywood would prefer we...

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