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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Donald Zochert  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1938 in Oak Park, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Zochert was born and raised in Illinois. He currently resides in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Donald Zochert began his career with United Press International as a reporter and went on to work for the Chicago Daily News until 1978 when he became a freelance writer full time. In 1975, he edited the book, ''Walking in America''.


Published Works

  • Books and Readers in Old Milwaukee, A Checklist: 1837 - 1844, Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1975
  • Laura: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Contemporary Books, 1976
  • Murder in the Hellfire Club, Penguin, 1980
  • Another Weeping Woman, Holt, 1980
  • The Man of Glass: A Nick Caine Adventure, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981
  • Yellow Dogs, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989


Selected Titles At Your Library

Laura :
ISBN: 0380016362. OCLC Number:

H. Regnery Co.,. Chicago :. ©1976.

Draws on documented records and Mrs. Wilder's unpublished memoirs to picture the people, places, and events that informed her ninety years and inspired her well-beloved Little House books.

Murder in the Hellfire Club /
ISBN: 0140055045. OCLC Number:

Penguin Books,. New York :. 1980, ©1978.

Yellow dogs /
ISBN: 0871132540. OCLC Number:

Atlantic Monthly Press,. New York :. ©1989.


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