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John Sherrill

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John Sherrill
John L. Sherrill (born 1923, Covington, Tennessee) and Elizabeth "Tib" Sherrill (born 1928, Hollywood, California) are Christian writers. They have co-authored a number of best-selling books, including:

God's Smuggler with Brother Andrew
The Hiding Place with Corrie ten Boom
The Cross and the Switchblade with David Wilkerson

From 1944 to 1951 John Sherrill was a free-lance writer in Europe. John and Elizabeth Sherrill met aboard ship on their way to Europe and were married in Switzerland in 1947. From 1947 to 1963 Elizabeth was a freelance writer for magazines. In 1970 they founded a publishing company, Chosen Books, dedicated to searching "the world for books that would have two criteria. They would be interesting. They would be helpful." Their first title was The Hiding Place".

Elizabeth has authored more than 30 books - many co-written with her husband. Some of these books have been translated into more than 40 languages.

The Sherrills have three children: John Scott Sherrill, Donn Sherrill, and Elizabeth Flint. They live in Chappaqua, New York.

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