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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Martin Litvin  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: March 31, 1928 in Galesburg, Illinois

Died: January 29, 2000 in Galesburg, Illinois

-- Martin Litvin on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Litvin was born in Galesburg, Ilinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Litvin made a career out of writing fictive history. Although Litvin born and died in Galesburg, he spent a lot of time on Chicago's South Side, where his father operated a hardware store.

Published Works

  • Black Earth and Other Stories, Sunlight Books, 1974
  • Chase the Prairie Wind: The first biography of Robert H. Avery, Log City Books, 1975
  • A Daring Young Man, Frank A Ward, 1983
  • Good Morning Miss Freeman, Western Books, 1995
  • The Impresario, Western Books, 1995
  • The Inept Apprentice, Western Books, 1997
  • Mary Ellen West A Lady of Grit Grace and Gumption, Zepher, 1997
  • Audacious Pilgrim, The Story of Meyer Levin, a Biography, Western Books, 1999

Selected Titles At Your Library

Good morning Miss Freeman :
ISBN: 093846308X. OCLC Number:

Western Books,. Woodston, Kans. :. ©1995.

The impresario :
ISBN: 0938463071. OCLC Number:

Western Books,. Woodston, Kan. :. 1995.

Mary Allen West :
ISBN: 0965493008. OCLC Number:

Zephyr Pub.,. Galesburg, IL :. ©1997.