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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  George N. Kulles  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fictional History Non-Fiction (Antique Glass)

Audience: Adult;

Born: December 12, 1926 in Peoria, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Kulles was born in Peoria, Illinois and has lived in East Moline, Rock Island and Chicago, Illinois. He currently resides in Homer Glen, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kulles was born in Peoria and moved to East Moline, Illinois. Honorably discharged from the US Army, he attended Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois where he received his Bachelor Degree. He moved back to Chicago and earned his Masters Degree from DePaul University, then took post-graduate classes at Loyala University and at the University of Chicago. His interest in antiques have led him to a secondary career - conserving, appraising, writing and lecturing about antique glass paperweights. Kulles is also a violinist and has played in several symphony orchestras and is currently first violinist of the Allegro String Quartet.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Identifying antique paperweights :
ISBN: 0933756453. OCLC Number: 51489966

Paperweight Press,. .

Identifying antique paperweights :
ISBN: 0933756135. OCLC Number: 15198254

Paperweight Press,. .

Identifying antique paperweights :
ISBN: 0933756437. OCLC Number: 51490189

Paperweight Press,. .

The curse of the imperial paperweights /
ISBN: 0933756194. OCLC Number: 33199949

Paperweight Press,. .

Wheel of God :
ISBN: 9781590805107. OCLC Number: 190773605

Echelon Press,. .

The year is 1723. Vittorio Ceruti, a young apprentice to a violinmaker, openly espouses the Doge's overthrow. Captain Morelli is charged with the apprehension of Vittorio, who does not know that Morelli lost an ear during a crossing of swords with Vittorio's father and is now wanting to avenge his mutilation.