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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Pat Colander  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Pat Colander on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

The author lives has lived and worked in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Since 2005, Colander has been the Associate Publisher and Editor, Niche Publications with The Times Media Group of Northwest Indiana (NWI). She is in charge of niche magazine division, which includes ''BusINess'', ''Get Healthy'', ''NWI Parent'', ''Shore Bride'' and ''Shore'' Magazines.Colander gradutated from Purdue University Calumet with a MS in technology and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with her BS in journalism. In June 2011, she was named the top influential woman of the year in the media/marketing division at the inaugural Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards Banquet.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Thin Air: The Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Helen Brach
ISBN: 0809258013

Contemporary Books. 1982

Relates the true story of the disappearance of Helen Brach, widow and heiress of multimillionaire Frank Brach, discussing Brach's background, court proceedings, police and private investigations, motives and suspects in the case

Hugh Hefner's First Funeral and Other True Tales of Love and Death in Chicago
ISBN: 0809255456

Contemporary Books. 1985

Describes cases of murder and suicide and profiles a Chicago criminal lawyer and the Cook County medical examiner

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