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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Jerome Abodaher  

Pen Name: David Abodaher

Genre: Young Adult

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1909 in Streater, Illinois

Died: 1994 in Southfield, Michigan

-- David Jerome Abodaher on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Abodaher was born in Streator, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to being a published author, David Jerome Abodaher's career included writing pulp, sport, western and mystery stories and radio dramas, working as a radio program director and also writing and producing for television.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Freedom fighter: Casimir Pulaski,
ISBN: 0671321048

J. Messner. 1969

A biography of the exiled Polish leader who joined the forces of George Washington to fight the British.

French explorers of North America,
ISBN: 0671323431

J. Messner. 1970

Traces the expeditions of six French explorers in the New World: Cartier, de Champlain, Duluth, Joliet, Marquette, and La Salle.

Rebel on two continents: Thomas Meagher,
ISBN: 0671323555

J. Messner. 1970

A biography of the nineteenth-century Irish patriot who, after being exiled from his homeland, came to the United States where he served as a Union general and Governor of the Montana Territory.

Mag Wheels and Racing Stripes
ISBN: 0671325574

Julian Messner. 1973

Book by Abodaher, David J.

Compacts, subs, and minis: Be your own mechanic
ISBN: 0671328158

J. Messner. 1976

Text, photos, and diagrams provide a guide to car repairing including specifics on parts that can be easily fixed, those better left to an expert, tools and equipment, and how much money can be saved.

The Fantastic Formula 1 Racing Cars
ISBN: 0671329219

Julian Messner. 1979

Describes 10 famous Formula 1 races and the winning cars and their drivers. Also includes a glossary of automobile racing terms.

So You're Ready to Drive a Car
ISBN: 0671340581

Julian Messner. 1981

A comprehensive guide covers the fundamentals of operating a car under various conditions, outlines the automobile's mechanical systems, and includes information on making minor repairs

Great Moments in Sports Car Racing
ISBN: 067133090X

Julian Messner. 1981

Recounts exciting and important automobile races between 1894 and 1967.

ISBN: 0821717006

Zebra. 1985

This illustrated profile traces the auto magnate's dazzling career, from his development of Ford models, such as the Mustang and Continental, through his clashes with Henry Ford II, and his presidency of Chrysler

Puerto Rico: America's 51st State (Impact Books)
ISBN: 053113024X

Franklin Watts. 1993

Surveys the history of the island nation of Puerto Rico, from its colonization by Spain through its time under American control to debate over statehood and independence.