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Jack Cady (March 20, 1932 - January 14, 2004) was an American author. He is most known as an award winning fantasist and horror writer. In his career he won the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the Bram Stoker Award.

Cady was a conscientious objector during the Korean war, but served in the U.S. Coast Guard in Maine. Later in life, he held several jobs, including truck driver, auctioneer, landscaper and finally university instructor. He first taught creative writing at the University of Washington from 1968 until 1973, and he then he had a number of short teaching stints at colleges in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Alaska from 1973 to 1978. In 1985 he began teaching writing at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, and he retired from that post in 1998. Cady married fellow writer Carol Orlock in 1977, and they remained together until his death. Cady's collected literary papers were donated to the Mortvedt Library at Pacific Lutheran in the spring of 2006.

A master of the short story, Cady is perhaps best known for the Nebula-winning tale "The Night We Buried Road Dog" (1993). His work at shorter lengths also won him a place in the Best American Short Stories anthologies of 1971 and 1972.

Cady also wrote science fiction. The dystopian novel McDowell's Ghost concerns a modern-day Southerner who keeps seeing the ghost of an ancestor killed during the Civil War; the spirit helps McDowell obtain justice for a female friend who was raped. Cady was born in Kentucky and McDowell's Ghost was his attempt to explain the Southern code of conduct with a reverence matched only by William Faulkner.

Cady was also a major believer in the value of history, not only towards understanding politics, but also writing itself. One of his books was The American Writer: Shaping a Nation's Mind, a survey of American literature.

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Total Books: 29
2016 - Fathoms [Collected Writings] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781630230319
ISBN-10: 1630230316
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Off Season
2015 - The Off Season (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781630230104
ISBN-10: 1630230103
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Phantoms Collected Writings
2015 - Phantoms Collected Writings (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781630230043
ISBN-10: 1630230049
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult

The Jonah Watch
2014 - The Jonah Watch (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781630230029
ISBN-10: 1630230022
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Well
2014 - The Well (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781939140968
ISBN-10: 193914096X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Rules Of '48
2008 - The Rules of '48 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781597800853
ISBN-10: 1597800856
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ghosts of Yesterday
2003 - Ghosts of Yesterday (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781892389282
ISBN-10: 1892389282
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Hauntings of Hood Canal
2001 - The Hauntings of Hood Canal (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312280796
ISBN-10: 0312280793
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

The American Writer Shaping a Nation's Mind
2000 - The American Writer Shaping a Nation's Mind (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312267094
ISBN-10: 0312267096
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Night We Buried Road Dog
1998 - The Night We Buried Road Dog (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781892058003
ISBN-10: 1892058006
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Off Season
1996 - The Off Season (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780312146948
ISBN-10: 0312146949
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.

Street A Novel
1994 - Street a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312114558
ISBN-10: 0312114559
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1994 - Inagehi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780913089507
ISBN-10: 0913089508
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Man Who Could Make Things Vanish
1982 - The Man Who Could Make Things Vanish (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780877954286
ISBN-10: 0877954283
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

The Off Season A Victorian Sequel
The Off Season a VIctorian Sequel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312135744
ISBN-10: 0312135742
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Burning and Other Stories
Burning and Other Stories [Iowa School of Letters Award for Short Fiction Ser] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780877450306
ISBN-10: 0877450307

The Burning
The Burning (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780877450467
ISBN-10: 0877450463
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Jonah Watch A true-life ghost story in the form of a novel
McDowell's Ghost
Mcdowell's Ghost (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780877953432
ISBN-10: 0877953430
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Sons of Noah  Other Stories
The Sons of Noah Other Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780913089408
ISBN-10: 0913089400
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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