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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dean Monti  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Oak Park, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Dean lives in Glen Ellyn.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dean Monti is the author of the critically-acclaimed comic novel THE SWEEP OF THE SECOND HAND and other works of fiction. In addition to his novels, Dean Monti has published short stories, produced several one-act plays, and has had one of short stories successfully adapted for the stage in Chicago. He has taught creative writing at Columbia College and College of DuPage.

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Titles At Your Library

The Sweep of the Second Hand
ISBN: 0425186253

Berkley Trade. 2002

Malcolm Cicchio, a manager of a failing foreign film movie theater, leads a very uneventful life in which his ex-girlfriend is marrying a doctor, he cannot sleep because there are yellowjackets in his bedroom, and he meets Darlene, a punk rock singer. A first novel. Reprint.



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