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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kevin McIlvoy  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Granite City, Illinois

-- Kevin McIlvoy on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Went to University of Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Kevin McIlvoy is a visiting Instructional Professor at Arizona State University.

Published Works

  • A Waltz, Lynx House Press, 1981
  • The Fifth Station, A Novel, Collier Books , 1989
  • Little Peg, Perennial (HarperCollins), 1998
  • Hyssop, Perennial (HarperCollins), 2000
  • The Complete History of New Mexico, Grey Wolf Press, 2004

Selected Titles At Your Library

The fifth station :
ISBN: 0020346220. OCLC Number:

Collier Books,. New York :. 1989, ©1988.

Hyssop :
ISBN: 0380732718. OCLC Number:

Bard,. New York :. [1999], ©1998.

An octogenarian recounts his life, including a triangle involving him, his wife and a priest. The climax comes as Red Greet of New Mexico watches the priest administer last rites to his dying wife. The look between them says it all, but there is a consolation, his rival is his best friend and a saintly man.

Little Peg /
ISBN: 0380814765. OCLC Number:

Perennial,. New York :. 2000.

The complete history of New Mexico :
ISBN: 1555974139. OCLC Number:

Graywolf Press,. Saint Paul, Minn. :. ©2005.

A collection of short stories blends state history with personal history--all complementing a novella which is told through the eyes of a boy writing a research paper entitled "The Complete History of New Mexico."


National Endowment for the Arts fiction fellowship.

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