Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sharon Rolens  

Pen Name: None

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Born: 1932 in Old Kane, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Sharon Rolens lived in Illinois until her retirement when she moved to Colorado.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sharon was formerly a professional musician in Jacksonville, IL, 1961-73. She also worked at the Jacksonville State Hospital.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Worthy's Town: A Novel
ISBN: 188259357X

Bridgeworks. 2002

The story of a family and its small Illinois town from 1925-50.

What Else But Home: A Novel
ISBN: 1882593758

Bridgeworks. 2003

This book is the story of the struggle for reconciliation by three men who return to their changed hometown along very different paths―Cappy Giberson from journalism school, Drayton Hunt, his biological father, from prison, and Tick Giberson from a traveling evangelist's life.


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