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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barry Rozner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Rozner has been a columnist for the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights, Illinois, since 1997.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rozner has won Peter Lisagor and Associated Press writing awards for his work as a columnist and sports writer, and includes among his national scoops the story that Phil Jackson would be named coach of the Bulls in 1989. In 2007, he was named "Sportswriter of the Year" by the Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago.A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Rozner has written several books, including "Second to Home" with Ryne Sandberg, and "Where's Harry?" with Steve Stone.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Mark Grace :
ISBN: 1582610568. OCLC Number: 42854991

Sports Pub.,. .

Biography of first baseman Mark Grace, focusing on his professional baseball career with the Chicago Cubs.

Second to home :
ISBN: 1566250404. OCLC Number: 32089429

Bonus Books,. .

An autobiography of Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg, who retired from baseball in 1994.

Where's Harry? :
ISBN: 0878332332. OCLC Number: 40632019

Taylor Pub.,. .

"When the world's most famous sports announcer, Harry Caray, passed away on February 18, 1998, baseball lost its biggest fan and the fans lost their champion. Steve Stone, Harry's on-air partner for the last fifteen years of his life, lost a close friend and a mentor. Stone recalls his favorite moments through Caray's life and career as a Cubs broadcaster."