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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Adam Cohen  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Adam Cohen on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Please Note: Since Mr. Cohen has not lived in Illinois, the only book of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki is the book he co-authored about Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley - an Illinois subject of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cohen is a lawyer and author. He is a member of the ''New York Times'' editorial board and was a senior writer at Time. Prior to entering journalism, he was an education-reform lawyer, and a lawyer for the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama. He is the author of ''Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America'', ''The Perfect Store: Inside eBay'' and co-author of ''American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley, His Battle for Chicago and the Nation''. A native of Manhattan, he is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

American pharaoh :
ISBN: 9780316145152. OCLC Number: 53325921

Little, Brown and Co.,. .

This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.