John Joseph O'Brien

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General Information

Name: John Joseph O'Brien

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois

Deceased: 2003 in Skokie, Illinois

Illinois Connection

John O'Brien lived his whole life in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Uncertain about what to do with his life after finishing junior college in 1959, John O'Brien answered a help-wanted ad for a newspaper reporter. In 2003 Mr. O'Brien was honored as one of the city's journalism greats by the Chicago Press Veterans Association, which named him Press Veteran of the Year.

Published Works

  • Chicago Heist (With Edward Baumann ), And Books, 1981
  • Teresita the Voice from the Grave: The Incredible but True Story of How an Occult Vision Solved the Murder of Teresita Basa (With Edward Baumann), Bonus Books, 1992

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

External Links

John Joseph O'Brien on WorldCat

John Joseph O'Brien on Amazon


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