Larry Heinemann

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General Information

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Name: Larry Heinemann

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1944 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A


Photo Credit: Mary Brophy

Illinois Connection

Heinemann was born and raised in Chicago. He graduated from and taught at Columbia College in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Larry Heinemann is a novelist. His published work is primarily centered around the Vietnam War. He currently resides in Texas.

Published Works

  • Close Quarters, Farrar, Straus, 1977
  • Paco`s Story, Farrar, Straus, 1986
  • Changing Chicago: A photoducumentary, 1989
  • Cooler By the Lake, Farrar, Straus, 1992
  • Black Virgin Mountain, Doubleday, 2005

Titles at Your Library

Close Quarters [UNABRIDGED]

ISBN: 0786144777
Release Date: 2006-08-15

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Paco's Story [UNABRIDGED]

ISBN: 0786172789
Release Date: 2006-08-15

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Cooler by the Lake

ISBN: 0140230254
Release Date: 1993-08-01

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Black Virgin Mountain: A Return to Vietnam

ISBN: 1400076897
Release Date: 2006-06-06

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Literary Awards

Close Quarters

  • Society of Midland Authors Best Novel, 1977

Paco`s Story

  • Carl Sandburg Literary Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1987

Body of Work

  • Illinois Author of the Year by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English, 1993

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Larry Heinemann on WorldCat


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