Norman Bolotin

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General Information

Name: Norman Bolotin

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction


Website: N/A

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Illinois Connection

Please Note: Since Mr. Bolotin has not lived in Illinois, the only books of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki are his books about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War - Illinois subjects of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bolotin has written numerous books about the Civil War, Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and the Klondike Gold Rush. As partners in The History Bank, he and his wife, Christine Laing, developed the award-winning Young Readers' History of the Civil War for Penguin/Scholastic. They currently are expanding their museum and publishing studies previously distributed and sponsored in part by the American Association of Museums, Association of American Publishers, Ingram Book Co. and the University of Chicago. He and his wife live in Woodinville, Washington.

Published Works

For Home and Country: A Civil War Scrapbook, Scholastic, 1996

Civil War A to Z: A Young Person's Guide to Over 100 People, Places, and Points of Importance, Dutton, 2002

The World's Colombian Exposition: The Chicago World's Fair of 1893, University of Illinois Press, 2002

Civil War Trivia, Blue Bike Books, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

For Home and Country: A Civil War Scrapbook

ISBN: 059099736X
Release Date: 1996

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The World's Columbian Exposition: The Chicago World's Fair of 1893

ISBN: 025207081X
Release Date: 2002-06-12

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Civil War Trivia

ISBN: 1926700317
Release Date: 2011-04-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Norman Bolotin on WorldCat

Norman Bolotin on Amazon


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