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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Don DeGrazia  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Don lives in Chicago and teaches at Columbia College.

Biographical and Professional Information

Don is a former bouncer, factory worker and soldier. He teaches Creative Writing at Columbia College in Chicago.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

American skin /
ISBN: 0684862220. OCLC Number: 42454356

Scribner Paperback Fiction,. .

A timeless story about a young man's need to find comfort and a sense of belonging, as well as a stunning portrait of the class and racial tensions that pervade our society, "American Skin" "is the American story American literature is not complete without. ... Full of images and humor and action and questions" (Carolyn Chute, author of "The Beans of Egypt, Maine."