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John Jerome (1932-2002) was an American writer of nonfiction.

Jerome was born on November 7, 1932, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His father was Ralph Jerome, a draftsman for oil-drilling companies, and his mother was Gwendolyn (Stewart) Jerome. He graduated from high school in New Braunfels, Texas. He held a B.A. from North Texas State College (now University), received in 1955. In 1952, he married his first wife, Nancy Sellman. They had three children, Kathleen, Martin Stewart, and Julia.

After teaching in West Texas, Jerome went to work in 1959 as an editor for Sports Car Digest in Odessa, Texas. In 1962, he moved to New York City to serve as managing editor of Car and Driver magazine until 1964. After living in Detroit for a time, working as a copywriter, in 1965 he divorced his wife, and a year later married Christine McCall, a writer and editor.

In 1967 the Jeromes moved to New England. They lived in rural New Hampshire and then in rural western Massachusetts. Jerome freelanced as an editor and magazine writer, and wrote a dozen books, as well as the annual Complete Runner’s Day-by-Day Log and Calendar which he produced from 1986 through 2003.

Perhaps his best-known book was Truck, a set of meditations on technology and work framed by the process of rebuilding an old pickup truck. Stone Work: Reflections on Serious Play and Other Aspects of Country Life also received critical acclaim.

He died in 2002 of lung cancer.

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Total Books: 43
On Turning Sixty-Five  Notes from the Field
2000 - On Turning Sixty-five Notes From the Field (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780375500565
ISBN-10: 0375500561
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Fitness Stretching
2000 - Fitness Stretching (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780285635067
ISBN-10: 0285635069
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The ELEMENTS OF EFFORT  REFLECTIONS ON THE ART AND SCIENCE OF RUNNING
The Sweet Spot in Time
1998 - The Sweet Spot in Time (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781891369018
ISBN-10: 1891369016
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math, Medicine, Medical Books, Substores
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Staying With It On Becoming an Athlete
1998 - Staying with It on Becoming an Athlete [Athletic Classics of John Jerome] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781891369025
ISBN-10: 1891369024
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math
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Staying Supple The Bountiful Pleasures of Stretching
Complete Runner's Day-by-Day Log and Calendar 1999 The
Blue Rooms  Ripples Rivers Pools and Other Waters
Truck On Rebuilding a Worn-Out Pickup and Other Post-Technological Adventures
Stone Work Reflections on Serious Play and Other Aspects of Country Life
The Writing Trade A Year in the Life
1995 - The Writing Trade a Year in the Life (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781558214248
ISBN-10: 1558214240
Genres: Business & Money, Reference
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The Complete Runner's Day by D
1992 - The Complete Runner's Day By D (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679736967
ISBN-10: 0679736964
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1991 Runner's Log and Calender
1990 - 1991 Runner's Log and Calender (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780394576336
ISBN-10: 0394576330
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Runners Logcal'90
1989 - Runners Logcal'90 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679723684
ISBN-10: 0679723684
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Stone Work
1989 - Stone Work (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670801954
ISBN-10: 067080195X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math
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Cmp Runrlog'89cal
1988 - Cmp Runrlog'89cal (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780394758657
ISBN-10: 039475865X
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The Complete Runner's Day-by-Day Log and Calendar 1988
1987 - The Complete Runner's Day-by-day Log and Calendar 1988 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780394750415
ISBN-10: 0394750411
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STAYING SUPPLE
1987 - Staying Supple [New Age] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780553344295
ISBN-10: 0553344293
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors
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Staying with It
1985 - Staying with It (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140082708
ISBN-10: 0140082700
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math
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On Mountains
1979 - On Mountains (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780575026216
ISBN-10: 0575026219
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On Mountains Thinking about Terrain
1978 - On Mountains Thinking About Terrain (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780151699483
ISBN-10: 0151699488
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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