Martin Litvin

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General Information

Name: Martin Litvin

Pen Name: None

Born: March 31, 1928 in Galesburg, Illinois

Died: January 29, 2000 in Galesburg, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Litvin was born in Galesburg, Ilinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Litvin made a career out of writing fictive history. Although Litvin born and died in Galesburg, he spent a lot of time on Chicago's South Side, where his father operated a hardware store.

Published Works

  • Black Earth and Other Stories, Sunlight Books, 1974
  • Chase the Prairie Wind: The first biography of Robert H. Avery, Log City Books, 1975
  • A Daring Young Man, Frank A Ward, 1983
  • Good Morning Miss Freeman, Western Books, 1995
  • The Impresario, Western Books, 1995
  • The Inept Apprentice, Western Books, 1997
  • Mary Ellen West A Lady of Grit Grace and Gumption, Zepher, 1997
  • Audacious Pilgrim, The Story of Meyer Levin, a Biography, Western Books, 1999

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

A daring young man: A biography of Ben Nicholas

ASIN: B0006YD7V4
Release Date: 1983

The Impresario

ISBN: 0938463071
Release Date: 1995-06

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The inept apprentice: A recollection

Release Date: 1997

Mary Allen West: A lady of grit, grace, and gumption

ISBN: 0965493008
Release Date: 1997

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Literary Awards


External Links

Martin Litvin on WorldCat

Martin Litvin on Amazon


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