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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edward McClelland  

Pen Name: Ted McClelland

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1967 in Lansing, Michigan

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Illinois Connection

McClelland lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edward McClelland grew up in Lansing, Michigan. After getting his start in journalism at the ''Lansing State Journal'', he later worked as a staff writer for the ''Chicago Reader''. His writing has appeared in ''The New York Times'', ''Los Angeles Times'', ''Columbia Journalism Review'', ''Salon'', ''Slate'' and ''The Nation''.


2008 Great Lakes Book Award in General Nonfiction , The Third Coast

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Nothin' but blue skies :
ISBN: 9781608195442. OCLC Number: 860395686

Bloomsbury,. .

Young Mr. Obama :
ISBN: 9781608190607. OCLC Number: 555656497

Bloomsbury Press,. .

The author details the start of Barack Obama's career in Chicago through his eventual victory for Senator, exploring the city's south side history, the key players in Obama's path to the U.S. Senate, and Chicago's political style.