Individual Author Record
Name: Christopher Xenopoulos JanusPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children; Born: Charleston, West Virginia Died: February 19, 2009 in Wilmette, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionChristopher Xenopoulos Janus started his writing career as a reporter for the Chicago Daily News.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn addition to his writing Christopher Janus was a business consultant, entrepreneur, a Government employee (Economic Assistant to the U.S. State Department, and a delegate to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation agency Conference.
AwardsCarl Sandburg Literary Award Best Fiction 1989, for,
What They Always Wanted. Friends of Literature Award-Best Fiction for,
Miss 4th of July, Goodbye''.
Selected Titles At Your Library
Miss 4th of July, goodbye :
ISBN: 0934831009. OCLC Number: 12962903 Lake View Press,. . This novel in fictional letter form is based on the experiences of the author's sister, Androniki "Niki" Janus, who immigrated from Greece to the small coal-mining town of Montgomery, West Virginia, in 1917. When she attempts to befriend an older black man, the Ku Klux Klan targets her and her family.
The search for Peking man /
ISBN: 0025589903. OCLC Number: 1273367 Macmillan,. . An account of the search for the onehalf-million-year-old fossil remains of Peking Man, which were discovered in China in 1926 and lost in 1941 when the Japanese invaded China.
What they always wanted /
ISBN: 0934831017. OCLC Number: 19738806 Sheffield Books :. .