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Joe Murphy

In a career spanning four decades, Joe Murphy worked as a scriptwriter, copywriter and media producer in Chicago and rural Wisconsin. His first book, Echoes in the Gangway, describes growing up in a large Catholic family on Chicago's South Side. Next came Christmas for Your Cranium, a handbook of holiday facts, jokes, quotes and quizzes. Joe and his wife Mary live in Madison, Wisconsin, close to their kids and grandkids.