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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chuck Spinner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1946 in Naperville, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.napervilletrainwreck.com/
-- Chuck Spinner on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=chuck++spinner


Illinois Connection

Spinner was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Spinner graduated from Conception Seminary College in 1968, but left his seminary studies at that point and began a 33-year teaching career in the Cleveland, Ohio. He taught high school Social Studies classes. He was named a Jennings Scholar, designated as a Kent State Read Scholar and a John D. Rockefeller Scholar. In 1979, Spinner received a Jennings Master Teacher Award. Spinner now resides in Ashville, New York.


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A book of prayers :
ISBN: 1434332659. OCLC Number: 228025159

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The tragedy at the Loomis Street crossing /
ISBN: 1468555944. OCLC Number: 793218009

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After five years of intense research, Author Chuck Spinner has written the definitive story of the Naperville Train Wreck of April 25, 1946. He has uncovered the histories of the 45 victims of the tragedy, interviewed two surviving eye witnesses of the event, and talked with survivors and helpers at the scene --