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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John Kuenster  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

-- John Kuenster on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

John Kuenster was a former staff writer and columnist with the Chicago Daily News, and still lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information


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Selected Titles At Your Library

At home and away :
ISBN: 0786415592. OCLC Number: 52055846

McFarland & Co.,. .

"Over the course of his long career covering major league baseball, many players, managers, umpires, and games, as well as unexpected and humorous events on and off the field, have made lasting impressions on John Kuenster. Also included are some of Kuenster's columns about scouts and coaches, team executives, hitting, baseball in general, teams, ball parks, the World Series, humor, and Hall of Famers."--Jacket.

Heartbreakers :
ISBN: 1566634121. OCLC Number: 228222890

Ivan R Dee, Inc.,. .

Remembrances of the Angels :
ISBN: 1566638003. OCLC Number: 225852438

Ivan R. Dee,. .

On a terrible day in December 1958, one of the deadliest fires in American history took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago. On the fiftieth anniversary of the fire, Kuenster talks with children, parents, firemen, reports, clergy, nurses, policemen, school officials, and others who were in some way connected with the disaster.

To sleep with the angels :
ISBN: 1566631025. OCLC Number: 33439043

Ivan R. Dee,. .

Ninety-two children and three nuns died in a fire at a Catholic elementary school on Chicago's West Side in December 1958, and the authors interview survivors, investigate the possibility of arson, and relate the resulting changes in fire safety standards in American schools.