Neal Samors

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General Information

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Name: Neal Samors

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Website: www.chicagosbooks.com

Email: NSamors@comcast.net


Illinois Connection

Samors is a lifelong resident of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Samors is a Chicago historian and an award winning author. He was recently presented the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal for Great Lakes Regional Non-Fiction for the book Downtown Chicago in Transition. He also won the 2007 Gold Medal in history from the Independent Publishers for his book Chicago in the 1960s.

Published Works

  • Chicago's Far North Side, Rogers Park/ West Ridge Historical Society, 2000
  • Neighborhoods Within Neighborhoods, Rogers Park/ West Ridge Historical Society, 2002
  • Old Chicago Neighborhood: Remembering Life in the 1940's , Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc., 2003 - written with Michael Williams
  • Real Chicago, Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc., 2004 - written with Richard Cahan and Michael Williams
  • Real Chicago Sports, Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc., 2005 - written with Richard Cahan and Michael Williams
  • Chicago in the Fifties, Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc., 2005 - written with Michael Williams
  • Chicago in the Sixties, Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc., 2006
  • Downtown Chicago in Transition, Chicago's Books Press, 2007 - written with Eric Bronsky
  • The Rise of the Magnificent Mile , Chicago's Books Press, 2008 - written with Eric Bronsky
  • Clark Weber's Rock and Roll Radio: The Fun Years, 1955-1975, Chicago's Books Press, 2008 - written with Clark Weber
  • A Kid From the Windy City, Chicago's Books Press, 2010 - Written with Lee B. Stern
  • Chicago's Lake Shore Drive: Urban America's Most Beautiful Roadway,Chicago's Book Press, 2010 - written with Bernard Judge
  • Paths Through the Wilderness: American Indian Trail Marker Trees, Chicago's Book Press, 2010 written with Dennis Downes
  • Chicago's Classic Restaurants: Past, Present and Future, Chicago's Books Press, 2011 - written with Eric Bronsky

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Chicago's Far North Side

ISBN: 092477231X
Release Date: 2000-10-01

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Neighborhoods Within Neighborhoods: Twentieth Century Life on Chicago's Far North Side

ISBN: 0971684200
Release Date: 2002-06

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The Old Chicago Neighborhood, Remembering Life in the 1940's

ISBN: 0972545611
Release Date: 2003

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Real Chicago

ISBN: 0972545638
Release Date: 2004-09-01

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Real Chicago Sports

ISBN: 0972545662
Release Date: 2005-10

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Chicago in the Fifties: Remembering Life in the Loop and the Neighborhoods

ISBN: 0972545646
Release Date: 2005-06-01

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Chicago in the Sixties

ISBN: 0978866312
Release Date: 2006-10-02

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Downtown Chicago in Transition

ISBN: 0979789206
Release Date: 2007-09-26

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The Rise of the Magnificent Mile

ISBN: 0979789257
Release Date: 2008-10-01

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Clark Weber's Rock and Roll Radio: The Fun Years, 1955-1975

ISBN: 0979789222
Release Date: 2008-07-21

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Literary Awards

The Old Chicago Neighborhood: Remembering Chicago in the 1940s,(co-authored with Michael Williams) won the 2003 Independent Publisher Book Award first place award in history.

Chicago in the Sixties: Remembering a Time of Change won the 2007 Independent Publisher Book first place award in history.

Downtown Chicago in Transition, co-authored with Eric Bronsky, won the 2008 Independent Publisher Book second place award for Midwest Region books.

"The Rise of The Magnificent Mile," co-authored with Eric Bronsky, won the 2009 Independent Publisher Book first place award in the Great Lakes region.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Neal Samors on WorldCat

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