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Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patrick T. Reardon  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: November 22, 1949


-- Website -- http://patricktreardon.com


Illinois Connection

The author is a lifelong Chicago resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

For more than three decades Patrick T. Reardon was an urban affairs writer, a feature writer, a columnist, and an editor for the Chicago Tribune. In 2000 he was one of a team of 50 staff members who won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Now a freelance writer and poet, he has contributed chapters to several books.


Awards

Lisagor Award for arts criticism, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1991 and 1992

Lisagor Award for public service, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1988 for leading a team of reporters on an extensive report of Chicago's public housing

Lisagor Award for public service, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1997 for the dissection of the political clout behind the scenes of a single City Council meeting

Lisagor Award, Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, 2003 for in-depth reporting for their series of stories on the demolition of hundreds of potential city landmarks with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Catholic & starting out :
ISBN: 087946528X. OCLC Number: 1119058990

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Daily meditations (with scripture) for busy dads /
ISBN: 0879461284. OCLC Number: 33901955

ACTA Publications,. .

Faith stripped to its essence :
ISBN: 0879465816. OCLC Number: 965558620

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History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic
ISBN: 0665321155. OCLC Number: 317774745

J.B. Lippincott,. .

Love never fails :
ISBN: 9780879463090. OCLC Number: 83607573

ACTA Publications,. .

Requiem for David :
ISBN: 9780997797251. OCLC Number: 992977808

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A collection of poems written in tribute to the poet's late brother, David.

Starting out :
ISBN: 0879462124. OCLC Number: 53020409

ACTA Publications,. .

The Loop :
ISBN: 0809338106. OCLC Number: 1154813643

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"The book tells how the elevated Loop affected the development of Chicago, the way Chicagoans thought of the city and themselves, and the survival of the city's economy"--