David Thoreau Wieck

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General Information

Name: David Thoreau Wieck

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History

Born: 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri

Deceased: 1997 in Albany, New York

Illinois Connection

The author spent his childhood in Southern Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

The author's mother (about who the book is written) was a labor organizer for the Progressive Mine Workers Union in southern Illinois. During World War II, he was jailed for almost 3 years for being a conscientous objector. After the war, he joined the editorial board of "Why?" which was later renamed "Resistance". He received a Ph.D.from Columbia in 1958 and began teaching at Rensselaer in Troy, New York. He taught philosophy and was a social anarachist theorist, well known in left wing intellectual circles.

Published Works

Woman From Spillertown: A Memoir of Agnes Burns Wieck, SIU Press, 1991

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Woman from Spillertown: A Memoir of Agnes Burns Wieck

ISBN: 0809316196
Release Date: 1991-12-10

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