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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laurence Bergreen  

Pen Name: N/A


Born: 1950 in New York, N.Y.

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Illinois Connection

Please Note: Since Mr. Bergreen has not lived in Illinois, the only book of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki is his book about Al Capone - an Illinois subject of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laurence Bergreen is an award-winning biographer, historian, and chronicler of exploration. His books have been translated into 25 languages worldwide. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City.



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ISBN: 9781439128459. OCLC Number: 1085230311

Simon & Schuster,. .

Capone :
ISBN: 0671744569. OCLC Number: 29877924

Simon & Schuster,. .

The author presents a new portrait of Capone, from the brutal wars in which Capone climbed to the top of gangsterdom, to his long incarceration as one of the first prisoners at Alcatraz, to a detailed account of his long slide into illness and death.