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Full Agent Profile: Jeff Gerecke



NAME

Jeff Gerecke

AGENCY
G Agency LLC
AAR MEMBER
Yes
EMAIL
gagencyquery@gmail.com
  • Does not accept email queries.
  • AGENCY WEB SITE
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/jeffg/



    FICTION GENRES
    Literary Fiction | Chick Lit | Crime | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Historical Fiction | Thrillers/Suspense
    NONFICTION GENRES

    History | Sports | Politics | Pop Culture | Finance | Military | Film & Entertainment | Technology | Journalism

    CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent is closed to queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Interested in commercial fiction of all kinds (except romance & fantasy) and literary fiction with strong plotting
    • Always intrigued by academic subjects which are given a commercial spin to reach an audience outside academia
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • screenplays, romance, fantasy
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • I AM NO LONGER ACCEPTING QUERIES

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    EDUCATION


    NEW DEALS
    Non-Fiction | Politics
    Peter Hecht's WEED LAND, the inside story of how California, America's marijuana epicenter, legitimized a cannabis industry in the name of compassionate care for the suffering, riled the feds and shook the politics of pot, to Kim Robinson at University of California Press, by Jeff Gerecke at G Agency (NA).

    Fiction | Commercial Fiction
    Self-published Kindle bestselling author Nick Cole's THE OLD MAN AND THE WASTELAND, the post-apocalyptic story of a grandfather searching the desert for a way to prove to his granddaughter his life is still useful, to Diana Gill and Emma Coode at Voyager, in a two-book deal, by Jeff Gerecke at G Agency (world English).

    Non-Fiction | Nature/Ecology
    Else Poulsen's BARLE'S STORY, the story of the mental and physical recovery of a Canadian polar bear which is rescued from a life of abuse in a circus, to Rob Sanders at Greystone Books, for publication in Spring 2013, by Jeff Gerecke of G Agency (World).

    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall
    Author:   Timothy Parsons
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Oxford University Press, USA (June 11, 2010)
    Historian Parson (The British Imperial Century, 1815–1914) surveys imperial regimes from Rome's rule in ancient Britain to Spain's in Peru, Britain's in India and Kenya, and Nazi Germany's occupation of France, identifying a single mercenary purpose behind these diverse examples: to loot the wealth and exploit the labor of conquered peoples.
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    Faith Misplaced: The Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations: 1820-2001
    Author:   Ussama Makdisi
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   PublicAffairs; 1 edition (June 22, 2010)
    In Artillery of Heaven (2009), Makdisi challenged simplistic theories of a “clash of civilizations” by examining the largely unsuccessful efforts of American missionaries in the Middle East in the early nineteenth century, paying particular attention to the conversion, suffering, and death of As'ad Shidyaq, the first known Arab to be converted to Protestantism.
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    Lenin's Brother: The Origins of the October Revolution
    Author:   Philip Pomper
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   W. W. Norton & Company (January 25, 2009)
    In 1887, the future leader of the Russian revolution, Vladimir Ulyanov (later Lenin), was 17 when his 21-year-old brother was hanged for his role in a bungled attempt to assassinate Czar Alexander III. Historians consider this the seminal event that launched Lenin's career as a revolutionary. Wesleyan history professor Pomper (The Russian Intelligentsia) delivers an absorbing and surprisingly detailed account of Alexander Ulyanov's short life and even shorter career (four months) as a terrorist.
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    Presumed Dead: A True Life Murder Mystery (Berkley True Crime)
    Author:   Henry Lee
    Genres:   True Crime
    Publisher:   Berkley (July 6, 2010)
    Computer genius Hans Reiser married beautiful Russian pediatrician Nina Sharanova, moved with her to his native Oakland, California, and had two children. But bliss soon soured, and in the middle of a contentious divorce Nina simply vanished. One month later, Hans was charged with her murder. But that was just the beginning...
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    Young Mr. Obama: Chicago and the Making of a Black President
    Author:   Edward McClelland
    Genres:   Biography
    Publisher:   Bloomsbury Press (October 12, 2010)
    This detailed history traces Obama's arrival as a community organizer self-conscious about his exoticness and his rise to the top of Chicago politics in his 2004 primary campaign for the Senate.
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    Rapid Descent
    Author:   Gwen Hunter
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Mira; Original edition (February 1, 2009)
    Years after a honeymoon kayak accident ends in the mysterious disappearance of her husband, Nell still craves answers. She takes to the river again in search of the truth, but instead, finds that jealousy, desperation and deception.
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    Fear Itself
    Author:   Elena Santangelo
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   Bella Rosa Books






    LINKS
    http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/jeffg/
    This is Jeff Gerecke's webpage on PublishersMarketplace
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    JCA Literary Agency, Inc.
    Gina Maccoby Literary Agency