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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Heinzmann  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Heinzmann lives in Oak Park,Illinois. He grew up in Metamora,Illinois and earned a degree from the University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

David Heinzmann is a jounalist and novelist who has written about crime in Chicago for more than a decade at the ''Chicago Tribune''. He started his journalism career with the Associated Press in Baltimore and Atlanta and also worked at the ''Daily Southtown'' in Chicago's gritty south suburbs before joining the Tribune. He has appeared numerous times on national news outlets including CNN, National Public Radio, MSNBC, and NBC's Dateline.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

A word to the wise
ISBN: 9781594148477. OCLC Number: 429634824

Five Star,. .

Flood left the FBI and ended up at a little law firm in the Chicago Loop. When he is ordered to track down client Westlake's wayward wife, what first appears a fool's errand soon confronts him with a list of dangerous questions when the businessman's story doesn't add up.

Throwaway girl :
ISBN: 9781432825508. OCLC Number: 747099240

Five Star,. .

Flood is offered a fat check to investigate what looks like an open and shut case. His wealthy new client's daughter drowned in Lake Michigan two weeks earlier and the police have all but dismissed the case as an accident or suicide. But Jane Ash believes her daughter had too much purpose and drive to take her own life. Flood's questions open the lid on a dangerous and ugly world as he descends into the depths of America's sex trade.