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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lisa Holton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1959


-- Website -- http://www.thelisacompany.com/
-- Lisa Holton on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=lisa+holton


Illinois Connection

Lisa was born in Moline, Illinois, and lived in the Quad Cities until the age of four when her father, an executive with International Harvester Co. , was transferred to Canton, a small central Illinois town. She now runs her company, The Lisa Company, from Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lisa Holton is an independent writer, editor and producer. A former Chicago Sun-Times Business Editor and reporter, Lisa formed The Lisa Company in 1998 to create audience-specific and easy-to-understand content for publications, institutions and universities.


Published Works

  • How To Be A Value Investor, McGraw-Hill, 1999
  • The Essential Dictionary of Real Estate: Completely Up-to-Date; Over 3,000 Real Estate Terms Explained , Barnes and Noble, 2003
  • For Members Only: A History And Guide to Chicago's Oldest Private Clubs , Lake Claremont Press, 2008
  • Everything Guide to Mortgages Book: Find The Perfect Loan to Finance The Home of Your Dreams, Adams Media, 2008


Selected Titles At Your Library

How to be a value investor :
ISBN: 0070794014. OCLC Number:

McGraw Hill,. New York :. 1999.

The essential dictionary of real estate /
ISBN: 0760739072. OCLC Number:

Barnes & Noble,. New York :. ©2004.

For members only :
ISBN: 1893121283. OCLC Number:

Lake Claremont Press,. Chicago :. 2008.

Chicago would be a very different place without the contributions made by the members of the city's private social clubs. Yet most of us walk past their stately facades without any idea what goes on within.

The everything guide to mortgages :
ISBN: 1598696114. OCLC Number:

Adams Media,. Avon, Mass. :. ©2008.

A financial manual that shines light on the confusing world of points, interest rates, and credit scores defines how lenders work, how different kinds of loans are structured, and which loans are best suited to readers' needs.


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