Bill Geist

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General Information

Name: Bill Geist

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1945

Place of Birth: Champaign, Illinois

Website: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/1998/07/09/sunday/bios/main13564.shtml

Email: N/A

Contact Information: Speakers Bureau



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Biographical and Professional Information

Bill Geist has won two Emmys, and many awards for his work as a humorist, commentator and reporter in television, newspapers and magazines. His shining moment came, however, while taking third in the Illinois State Fair Bake Off in 1979.

Published Works

  • Toward a Safe and Sane Halloween, and Other Tales of Suburbia, Times Books, 1987
  • City Slickers, Times Books, 1987
  • About New York, Times Books, 1987
  • The Zucchini Plague and Other Tales of Suburbia, Fireside, 1987
  • Little League Confidential, One Coach`s Completely Unauthorized Tale of Survival, Macmillan, 1992
  • Monster Trucks Hair in a Can, Random House, 1996
  • The Big Five-Oh! Fearing, Facing, and Fighting Fifty, Thorndike Press, 1998
  • Fore! Play: The Last American Male Takes Up Golf, Grand Central Publishing, 2002
  • Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small Town America, Broadway, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Toward a Safe & Sane Halloween & Other Tales of Suburbia

ISBN: 0812911504
Release Date: 1985-08-12

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The Zucchini Plague and Other Tales of Suburbia

ISBN: 0671634348
Release Date: 1987-04

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Little League Confidential: One Coach's Completely Unauthorized Tale of Survival

ISBN: 0440508770
Release Date: 1999-02-09

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Monster Trucks Hair in a Can

ISBN: 0517167638
Release Date: 1996-03-24

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Fore! Play: The Last American Male Takes up Golf

ISBN: 0446678473
Release Date: 2002-05-01

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Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small Town America

ISBN: 0767922735
Release Date: 2008-05-06

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Bill Geist on WorldCat

Bill Geist on Amazon

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