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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard M. Eastman  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children; Children;

Born: 1916 in Long Island, New York

Died: 2009 In Naperville, Illinois

-- Richard M. Eastman on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Richard Eastman was raised in Chicago and taught english for 36 years at North Central College in Naperville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard Eastman was reared in the East, educated at Yale, and spent his career as a professor and administrator, many of those years in a small, private midwestern college where he developed into a formidable writer, musician and composer.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Tangled Tassels: Tales of Academe
ISBN: 1878044273

Mayhaven Publishing. 1997

Tales of Academe reveal much about behind-the-scenes politics and travesties of University life, through the eyes of the well-initiated. The stories also reveal the occasional pleasures, with a good deal of humor and a little pathos.