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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Daniel Brannan  

Pen Name: Dan Brannan

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Website -- http://danielbrannan.com
-- Daniel Brannan on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=daniel+brannan


Illinois Connection

Brannan graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. He currently resides in Glen Carbon.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dan Brannan is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL with degrees in Journalism and Psychology. Currently, he is the Content Director of RiverBender and EdGlenToday.com. He previously served 17 years as the Executive Editor of ''The Telegraph'' in Alton, Illinois. Under his leadership, the paper won over 350 awards including several General Excellence awards in the Illinois Press Association, Illinois Associated Press, Freedom Communications, Southern Illinois Editorial Association and Journal Register Company contests.


Published Works

  • Diabetes Doesn’t Have to be a Death Sentence, Psp Pr , 1995
  • The Courage to Live, Dan Brannan Publications, 1997
  • Boy Giant, Alton Museum of History and Art, 2003
  • Damn Cold and Starving, Brannan-Ray Publishing, 2006 - written with Marion Ray
  • You Can't Kill the Dream, 2013 - written with Ande Yakstis
  • A Life in Parts, Stonebrook Enterprises, 2012 - written with Vickie Bennington


Selected Titles At Your Library

Life to the fullest /
ISBN: 0965022811. OCLC Number:

D. Brannan Publications,. Seneca, SC :. ©1996.

The courage to live :
ISBN: 0965022846. OCLC Number:

Dan Brannan Publications,. Seneca, SC :. ©1997.

Boy giant :
ISBN: 0965022854. OCLC Number:

Alton Museum of History and Art,. Alton, IL :. ©2003.

This book is a biography about Robert Pershing Wadlow, who grew to 8-foot-11 1/2 inches and was the tallest man to ever walk the face of the earth. Wadlow, an Alton, Illinois native, became an international phenomenon after his death on July 15, 1940. He became the Guinness Book of Records' tallest man in 1937. In 1980, the Alton Museum of History & Art opened an exhibit on Robert Wadlow. Three years later, a major community effort to build a statue for Robert Wadlow began and on Oct. 20, 1985, it was unveiled in Upper Alton.

Damn cold and starving /
ISBN: 0965022862. OCLC Number:

Faith Printing,. Taylors, SC :. 2006.

You can't kill the dream :
ISBN: 0965022870. OCLC Number:

Dream Publishing,. Glen Carbon, Ill. :. ©2013.

A collection of personal portraits of ordinary people, many of whom met and knew Martin Luther King, Jr., and whose lives were changed by his dream and his death.

A Life in parts :
ISBN: 098308002X. OCLC Number:

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