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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard M. Gorman Powers  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1921 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Richard M. Gorman Powers on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=richard+m.+gorman+powers


Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Chicago, Richard attended Loyola University and the University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard Powers was a commercial illustrator of children's books and a painter. He illustrated for magazines including ''Life'' and the ''Saturday Evening Post''.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Additional Title Information

  • Doubledecker

    , Coward-McCann, 1952

  • The Cave-Dwellers in Old Stone Age

    , Coward-McCann, 1962