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  • Bibliography:
    5 Books
  • First Book:
    September 2013
  • Latest Book:
    April 2022
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Book List in Order: 5 titles


  • Written between 1943 and 1946, A Man Without Shoes " an epic novel of the immigrant experience in America " was finally self-published in 1951 after over 30 rejections. As Sanford explained 'in 1947, it was a new kind of cold altogether: McCarthy...



  • The prose is fresh and energetic, the story-telling superb, and the writing comes out as raw and terrifying as an exposed nerve. New York TimesAaron Platt has spent every day of his life breaking his back to scrape a living from the rocky, played-out...



  • Sanford is a supreme master at squeezing the last drop of terror and excitement out of a sordid, savage situation. The story sweeps along with an ugly force that will send sensitive souls in search of smelling salts. Pittsburgh Post-GazetteA trio of ...



  • The Land that Touches Mine is the sixth novel by John Sanford, author of The Old Man's Place and Make My Bed in Hell. It is a gritty, hard-boiled tale about an army deserter, who hooks up with a carhop during World War Two, amid the brutal 100-degree...



  • An extraordinary novel, told partly in verse, The People from Heaven takes place in 1943 in Warrensburg, New York, where Eli Bishop, a white shopkeeper, initiates a reign of terror on the populace following his rape of America Smith, a black woman. T...




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

John Sanford has published 5 books.

John Sanford does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The People from Heaven, was published in April 2022.

The first book by John Sanford, A Man Without Shoes, was published in September 2013.

No. John Sanford does not write books in series.