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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Burdette Sweet  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1930 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Robert Burdette Sweet on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=robert+burdette+sweet


Illinois Connection

Robert Sweet was born and lived in Illinois until 1970 when he moved to San Jose State University as an associate professor of of English.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to his writing of stories, poems and plays, Robert was a High school teacher of English in Winnetka, Ill., Taught at Wright Junior College, Chicago, Ill., and was a member of faculty, at Kendall College, Evanston, Ill.,


Published Works

  • The Memory of Fire; 8 Stories and a Play , East-West Publishers, 1967
  • Dame America, Barlenmir House, 1979
  • Akbar the Great, Heinemann Asia , 1979
  • Writing Towards Wisdom: The Writer As Shaman , Helios House, 1990
  • White Sambo: A Novel in Stories , Glb Publishers, 1993
  • Dream That Flew, Xlibris Corp , 2001
  • Journal from the Apocaplagues, Xlibris Corp, 2002
  • The Mombo, Echo Publishers, 1975
  • The King's Assassin , Glb Publishers, 2007


Selected Titles At Your Library

Dame America /
ISBN: 0879290641. OCLC Number:

Barlenmir House,. New York :. 1979.

Writing towards wisdom :
ISBN: 0923490019. OCLC Number:

Helios House,. [Carmichael, CA] :. ©1990.

White Sambo :
ISBN: 1879194120. OCLC Number:

GLB Publishers,. San Francisco :. ©1993.


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