Plesant DeSpain

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General Information

Name: Plesant DeSpain

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1943 in Denver, Colorado



Illinois Connection

Plesant recieved a BS and MS from Southern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Pleasant DeSpain has taught speech, literature, and drama at university and in public schools, has written, produced, and hosted an award-winning television program on KING-TV in Seattle, and was officially proclaimed "Seattle's Resident Storyteller" by the mayor.

Published Works

Eleven Nature Tales, August House, 1996

Sweet Land of Story, August House, 2000

Tales of Tricksters, August House, 2001

Tales of Heroes, August House, 2002

Tales of Insects, August House, 2002

Tales of Holidays, August House, 2002

Tales of Enchantment, August House, 2003

Tales of Cats, August House, 2003

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Eleven Nature Tales: A Multicultural Journey (World Storytelling)

ISBN: 0874834589
Release Date: 1996-04-01

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Sweet Land of Story

ISBN: 087483600X
Release Date: 2005-12-15

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Tales of Heroes (Books of Nine Lives)

ISBN: 0874836662
Release Date: 2005-12-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Plesant DeSpain on WorldCat

Plesant DeSpain on Amazon


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