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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard Reeder  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1945 in Chicago, IL

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Illinois Connection

I was born and raised in Chicago. My book "Chicago Sketches" consists of memoir vignettes all set in the city of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Instructor at the Oakton College Emeritus Program in Skokie. Teaches courses on the Man Booker Prize, Saul Bellow, Nelson Algren, Joseph Epstein and Bernard Malamud. Book reviewer for Noir Journal.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Contact Richard Reeder at or 847-542-4624

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chicago sketches
ISBN: 9781937484071. OCLC Number: 842150911

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Vignettes written by Richard Reeder about his experiences and memories of people in Chicago.