Monte Reel

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General Information

Name: Monte Reel

Pen Name: None


Born: in Mattoon, Illinois



Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Monte recently moved back to Illinois and lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Monte Reel is a former South America correspondent for the Washington Post, and he also reported for the newspaper in Washington and Iraq. His first book, The Last of the Tribe (2010), chronicles the story of the last surviving member of an indigenous tribe in the Amazon rainforest. After spending seven years in Argentina. He is originally from Mattoon, Illinois.

Published Works

  • Between Man and Beast, Doubleday, 2013

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Monte Reel on WorldCat

Monte Reel on Amazon


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