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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Charles Dickinson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: Detroit, Michigan

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Illinois Connection

Charles Dickinsion lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dickinson is an editor at the Chicago Tribune.

Published Works

  • Waltz in Marathon, Knopf, 1983
  • Crows, Knopf, 1985
  • With or Without, Knopf, 1987
  • The Widows' Adventures, Morrow, 1989
  • Rumor Has It, Morrow, 1991
  • A Shortcut in Time, Forge, 2003

Selected Titles At Your Library

Waltz in Marathon /
ISBN: 039453199X. OCLC Number:

Knopf,. New York :. 1983.

Crows :
ISBN: 0394542975. OCLC Number:

A.A. Knopf :. New York :. 1985.

With or without and other stories /
ISBN: 0394554922. OCLC Number:

Knopf,. New York :. 1987.

The widows' adventures /
ISBN: 0688089240. OCLC Number:

Morrow,. New York :. ©1989.

Two widowed sisters, with remarkable spirit, embark upon a journey and break free into the light they feared had gone out of their lives.

Rumor has it /
ISBN: 0688102255. OCLC Number:

Morrow,. New York :. ©1991.

A newspaperman in Chicago uses a questionable event for his own survival in the business.

A shortcut in time /
ISBN: 0765305798. OCLC Number:

Forge,. New York :. 2003.

"Euclid, Illinois, is a town of many shortcuts, between houses, through orchards, and across fields. Josh Winkler, a local artist and longtime resident, knows these irregular pathways well, but is thoroughly taken aback when a hasty dash down a familiar walk deposits him fifteen minutes in the past, literally."--Jacket.


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