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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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Freedom fighter: Casimir Pulaski,
ISBN: 0671321048. OCLC Number:

J. Messner. New York,. [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. OCLC Number:

J. Messner. New York,. [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. OCLC Number:

J. Messner. New York,. [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. OCLC Number:

Messner. New York,. [1973]

Discusses the history, engineering, design, and marketing of American sports cars and the various uses of these cars by the American public.

Compacts, subs, and minis :
ISBN: 0671328158. OCLC Number:

J. Messner,. New York :. ©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. OCLC Number:

J. Messner,. New York :. ©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. OCLC Number:

J. Messner,. New York :. ©1981.

Discusses such topics as obtaining a license, driving in the city and country, driving under adverse conditions, handling emergencies, and riding cycles and mopeds.

Great moments in sports car racing /
ISBN: 067133090X. OCLC Number:

J. Messner,. New York :. ©1981.

Recounts exciting and important automobile races between 1894 and 1967.

Iacocca /
ISBN: 0821717006. OCLC Number:

Kensington,. New York :. 1985, ©1982.

Puerto Rico :
ISBN: 053113024X. OCLC Number:

F. Watts,. New York :. ©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.