Jon C. Hall was born in Middleton, Massachusetts. He attended Purdue University and earned a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis and was a member of the Indiana, Illinois and Florida State Bar Associations. As a self-employed attorney, Jon had a life-long amateur interest in archaeology and became involved with the South Florida Archaeology Association, the Florida Anthropological Society and the Roebling Chapter of the National Society for Industrial Archaeology.
After suffering a debilitating stroke in 2000, Jon recovered with the help of his sister, Barbara, and eventually began writing and teaching law at a local community college in New Jersey. Jon was a member of The Write Group in Montclair, New Jersey, where he participated in the group activities and support system for writers. Jon died of heart disease in June 2004.
About Barbara Hall
Editor of Bokuru
Barbara D. Hall was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, and graduated from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, with a degree in Biology. She later received her Masters in Botany with a specialization in Microbiology from The Ohio State University. She worked as a consultant in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years, specializing in Food and Drug Law. Two months prior to Jon’s stroke in 2000, Barbara underwent successful treatment for a brain tumor. In the wake of her own recovery and Jon’s stroke, Barbara assisted Jon in developing and writing Bokuru, along with three other books. Barbara is a member of Women Writer's and Artist's Matrix. She conducts creativity workshops and had completed the books co-authored with her brother. Barbara currently resides in Wayne, New Jersey where she writes and publishers her photography.
AN ARCHEOLOGICAL MYSTERY OF MODERN AND ANCIENT MAN