John Presta

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General Information

Name: John Presta

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois


Website: http://www.readingonwalden.com/

Email: readingonwalden@att.net


Illinois Connection

Mr. Presta grew up in the Taylor Avenue and Garfield Ridge neighborhoods of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

At a young age, Mr. Presta began following politics with the election of JFK. He and his wife Michelle own a book store and are community organizers who helped with the early Obama campaigns for Congress and the United States Senate and ultimately President of the United States. Mr. Presta has worked a variety of Jobs at several newspapers including the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. He was also a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books. He is currently working on his next book in the Mr. and Mrs. Grassroots Series.

Published Works

Mr. and Mrs. Grassroots: How Barack Obama, Two Bookstore Owners, and 300 Volunteers Did it, Elevator Group, 2010


Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Mr. and Mrs Grassroots: How Barack Obama, Two Bookstore Owners, and 300 Volunteers Did It

ISBN: 098197192X
Release Date: 2010-01-20

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

John Presta on WorldCat

John Presta on Amazon

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