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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laurie Levy  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Laurie Levy on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Laurie Levy lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laurie Levy is a prolific Chicago journalist and contributes to many national publications. She has published three books of nonfiction and one fiction short story collection. She has been a fashion editor, restaurant critic, travel writer, ghostwriter, and columnist while publishing short stories in literary magazines.

Published Works

  • Shopwatch: A beyond-the-ordinary guide to shopping in Chicago, Chicago Review Press, 1980
  • Chicago Works: A New Collection of Chicago Authors' Best Stories, The Morton Press, 2002
  • The Inland Ladies, Syren Book Company , 2005
  • The Unofficial Guide to Chicago (Written with David Hoekstra and Alice Von Housen), Wiley, 2009

Selected Titles At Your Library

Shopwatch :
ISBN: 0914090852. OCLC Number:

Chicago Review Press,. Chicago, IL :. ©1980.

Chicago works :
ISBN: 0962544612. OCLC Number:

Morton Press,. Chicago :. 2003.

The inland ladies /
ISBN: 0929636449. OCLC Number:

Syren Book Co.,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2005.

The unofficial guide to Chicago.
ISBN: 0470379995. OCLC Number:

Wiley,. Hoboken, N.J. :. ©2009.

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