Tuesday, March 11, 2014

"Che Guevara's Marijuana and Baseball Savings and Loan" by Jack Shakely wins finalist slot

Confederate Warbonnet author, Jack Shakely, Gold medal winner- 2009 IPPY Book of the Year Award in historical/military fiction has been selected a finalist in the fiction category of the 2014 Oklahoma Book Award competition with his novel "Che Guevara's Marijuana and Baseball Savings and Loan."
"As a third-generation Oklahoman, I am very proud of this  honor," Jack said.
Shakely is of Muscogee/Creek descent and was chair of the Los Angeles Native American Indian Commission from 1992 to 1996.

The competition is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

Read his views on libraries here.