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John Sheehan has loved to write since he was a kid, but it wasn’t until recently he realized his dream of publishing a book.

Farmington man's publishing dream comes true with a little help

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After several false starts, Farmington resident John Sheehan finally finished his first novel

Nathan Hansen


It was a pushy neighbor that perhaps allowed James Sheehan to finally remove the “aspiring” from in front of any claim he had to be an author.


Sheehan, a Farmington resident, grew up loving to read. Walter Farley’s Black Stallion series was a particular favorite.

He liked to write his own stories, too. Mostly they were about horses.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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