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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 Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Black Earth And Other Stories.

Sunlight Books. 1984

Chase the Prairie Wind
ISBN: B0006W901W

Log City Books. 1975

The first biography of Robert H. Avery, Andersonville veteran, noted American inventor and manufacturer of farm machinery. by Martin Litvin

A daring young man: A biography of Ben Nicholas
ISBN: B0006YD7V4

Frank A. Ward. 1983

a biography of Ben Nicholar, who persuaded the California Legislature to pass the nation's first "Right to Die with Dignity" Law

Good morning Miss Freeman: A memoir
ISBN: 093846308X

Western Books. 1995


The Impresario
ISBN: 0938463071

Western Books. 1995

Autographed by author, perfect - 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

The inept apprentice: A recollection

Western Books. 1997

Mary Allen West: A lady of grit, grace, and gumption
ISBN: 0965493008

Zephyr Pub. 1997

The first biography of Mary Allen West, pioneer civic leader, educator and journalist.

Audacious pilgrim: The story of Meyer Levin : a biography

Western Books. 1999

Biography of Meyer Levin