Lee Sandlin

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General Information

Name: Lee Sandlin

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Wildwood, Illinois

Website: http://leesandlin.com/

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Author lives in Chicago

Biographical and Professional Information

Sandlin is an award-winning journalist and essayist who was born in Wildwood, Illinois, and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He briefly attended the University of Chicago and Roosevelt University before leaving school to travel and write. He currently resides in Chicago.

Sandlin has written feature journalism, historical studies, and music reviews on opera and classical works. He has been a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Reader, where he was also for many years the TV critic. His essay “Losing the War” was included in the anthology The New Kings of Nonfiction.

Published Works

Wicked River: The Mississipp River When it Last Ran Wild, Pantheon, 2010

The Distancers, Vintage, 2013

Storm Kings, Pantheon Books, 2013

Titles at Your Library

Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

ISBN: 0307378519
Release Date: 2010-10-19

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The Distancers: An American Memoir

ISBN: 034580676X
Release Date: 2013-08-13

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Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers

ISBN: 0307378527
Release Date: 2013-03-05

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Sandlin is represented by Browne & Miller Literary Associates: mail@browneandmiller.com

External Links

Lee Sandlin on WorldCat


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