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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bill Nunes  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1939 in East St. Louis, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Nunes was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and now lives in Glen Carbon, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Nunes is a retired social studies teacher and school administrator from Edwardsville High School and is the author of 15 books on the history and nostalgia of St. Louis, East St. Louis, and Illinois. He is a native of the East St. Louis area.


Published Works

  • Coming of Age in 1940`s and 50`s East St Louis, Bill Nunes Publishing, 1995
  • East St. Louis Remembered, Bill Nunes Publishing, 1996
  • East St. Louis Trivia Calendar, Thomson-Shore, 1997
  • East St. Louis, 56 Nostalgic Postcards, Booksource, 1998
  • Sixty Two Nationally Prominent East St. Louisans, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2000
  • Southern Illinois, An Illustrated History, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2001
  • Illinois Crime, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2002
  • Incredible Illinois, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2003
  • Illinois Trivia Illustrated, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2004
  • Illinois in the Roaring Twenties, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2005
  • Illinois in World War II, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2007
  • The Big Book of St. Louis Nostalgia, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2008 - written with David Lossos and Lonnie Tettaton
  • The Big Book of St. Louis and Southern Illinois Crime, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2009 - written with Lonnie Tettaton, Dave Gruber and Jim Cochran
  • 284 Things a Bright St. Louis/Southern Illinois Boy Can Do, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2010
  • 301 Things a Bright St. Louis/Southern Illinois Girl Can Do, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2011
  • Southern Illinois Illustrated: History and Nostalgia, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2011
  • East St. Louis: Images of America, Arcadia Publishing, 2011 - written with Andrew Theising
  • The Frank Buster Wortman Story, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2013
  • The St. Louis Cardinals 1926-2013: An Illustrated History, Bill Nunes Publishing, 2013


Selected Titles At Your Library

Coming of age in '40s and '50s East St. Louis /
ISBN: 096469347X. OCLC Number:

[publisher not identified],. Glen Carbon, Ill. :. ©1995

East St. Louis remembered /
ISBN: 0964693488. OCLC Number:

[Author?],. [Glen Carbon, IL?] :. 1997.

East Saint Louis 56 nostalgic postcards from the collection of Harold Fiebig /
ISBN: 0964693461. OCLC Number:

[B. Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, Ill.?] :. [1997.]

Southern Illinois :
ISBN: 0964693453. OCLC Number:

[B. Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, Ill.] :. ©2001.

Illinois crime /
ISBN: 0964693429. OCLC Number:

Bill Nunes,. Glen Carbon, IL :. 2002.

Incredible Illinois /
ISBN: 0964693402. OCLC Number:

Corley Printing,. St. Louis, Mo. :. ©2004.

Illustrated year-by-year history of Illinois.

Illinois trivia illustrated /
ISBN: 0964693496. OCLC Number:

Corley Printing :. St. Louis, Mo. :. ©2005.

50 categories, 4,000 questions, 600 pictures. Everything from legends and lore to history and disasters.

Illinois in the roaring twenties /
ISBN: 0971071896. OCLC Number:

Corley Printing,. St. Louis, Mo. :. ©2006.

Illinois in World War II /
ISBN: 0978799402. OCLC Number:

[B. Nunes?],. [Glen Carbon, IL?] :. ©2007.

The big book of St. Louis nostalgia /
ISBN: 0978799496. OCLC Number:

[Bill Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, IL] :. ©2009.

A look at many of the interesting attributes of St. Louis, Missouri.

The big book of St. Louis & Southern Illinois crime /
ISBN: 0978799429. OCLC Number:

[B. Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, Ill.?] :. ©2010.

284 things a bright St. Louis/Southern Illinois boy can do! :
ISBN: 097879947X. OCLC Number:

[Bill Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, IL] :. ©2010.

A guide for boys (or girls) to learn how to make things, fix things, play games, etc. to help make them a well-rounded individual.

301 things a bright St. Louis/Southern Illinois girl can do! :
ISBN: 0978799461. OCLC Number:

[Bill Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, IL] :. ©2011.

A guide for girls (or boys) to learn how to make things, fix things, play games, etc. to help make them a well-rounded individual.

Southern Illinois illustrated :
ISBN: 0978799437. OCLC Number:

[B. Nunes],. [Glen Carbon, Ill.] :. ©2011.

History of southern Illinois highlighting the people and places.

East St. Louis /
ISBN: 0738582808. OCLC Number:

Arcadia Pub.,. Charleston, S.C. :. ©2011.

Depicts the early history of East St. Louis, which was officially established in 1861.

The Frank "Buster" Wortman story /
ISBN: 0978799488. OCLC Number:

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Stories about Frank Wortman, a St. Louis-area bootlegger, gambler and a former member of the Shelton Brothers Gang during prohibition.

The St. Louis Cardinals, 1926-2013 :
ISBN: 0978799445. OCLC Number:

[B. Nunes] :. [Glen Carbon, Ill.] :. ©2013.


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