Joe Garner

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General Information

Name: Joe Garner

Pen Name: None

Born: in Central Illinois



Illinois Connection

Garner lived in Macomb, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Joe Garner is an author and former radio executive who resides in Los Angeles. Garner spent twenty years working in the radio industry, with over ten of those years employed as an executive with the Westwood One radio network. He contributed to the creation and production of numerous audiobooks for Simon & Schuster. He presides over an entertainment production company, Garner Creative Concepts, in Los Angeles. In recent years, Garner has become an author of historical books, both traditional and multimedia. He wrote the book We Interrupt This Broadcast in 1998, a work that combines words, pictures and audio by including compact discs containing news clips from notable historical events from radio and television. Subsequent editions of this book have been released, most recently in 2008.

Published Works

  • And the Crowd Goes Wild, Sourcebooks Inc., 2000
  • And the Fans Roared, Sourcebooks Inc., 2000
  • Echos of Notre Dame Football, Sourcebooks Medfusion, 2001
  • We Interrupt This Broadcast, Sourcebooks, 2002
  • Now Showing, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2003
  • Stay Tuned, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2003
  • Made You Laugh, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2004
  • Heroes, Legends ... Dads: Eight Inspiring Stories of Superstar Athletes and Their Dads, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2005
  • Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates ... And Other Motherly Wisdom from the Movies: A Tribute to Mom, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2005
  • Speed, Guts, and Glory: 100 Unforgettable Moments in NASCAR History, Houghton Mifflin, 2011
  • Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny, Jeff Gordon, Inc., 2016

Titles at Your Library

And The Fans Roared with 2 CDs: Recapture the Excitement of Great Moments in Sports

ISBN: 1402200307
Release Date: 2002-09-01

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Echoes of Notre Dame Football: Great and Memorable Moments of the Fighting Irish (with 2 audio CDs)

ISBN: 157071763X
Release Date: 2001-09-01

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We Interrupt This Broadcast: The Events That Stopped Our Lives...from the Hindenburg Explosion to the Virginia Tech Shooting

ISBN: 1402213190
Release Date: 2008-10-01

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Stay Tuned: Television's Unforgettable Moments

ISBN: 0740740148
Release Date: 2003-10-01

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Made You Laugh: The Funniest Moments in Comedy

ISBN: 0740746952
Release Date: 2004-10-01

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Heroes, Legends ... Dads: Eight Inspiring Stories of Superstar Athletes and Their Dads

ISBN: 0740741780
Release Date: 2005-04-01

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Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates ... And Other Motherly Wisdom from the Movies: A Tribute to Mom

ISBN: 0740741799
Release Date: 2005-03-01

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100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History

ISBN: 0547547986
Release Date: 2011-11-08

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Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny

ISBN: 1603803963
Release Date: 2016-11-22

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Literary Awards

Stay Tuned

  • New York Times Bestseller
  • USA Today Best-seller

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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