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Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Henry Kisor  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1940 in Ridgewood, New Jersey


-- Website -- http://www.henrykisor.com
-- Henry Kisor on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=henry+kisor


Illinois Connection

Kisor moved to Illinois with his family in 1948. He currently winters in Evanston, and summers in Ontonagon, Michigan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Henry Kisor is the retired book editor of the Chicago Sun-Times as well as the author of three nonfiction books and three mystery novels. He is also the co-author of one children's book.He pens two blogs, The Reluctant Blogger and The Whodunit Photographer, as well as a series of mystery novels set in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He was the book editor of the Chicago Sun-Times from 1978 to his retirement in 2006.


Awards

What's That Pig Outdoors?


-- Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Nonfiction, 1991 '''Other Awards

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Cache of corpses
ISBN: 9781511603072. OCLC Number: 936762432

Forge,. .

The peace and quiet of Porcupine City, a tiny town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is destroyed by the discovery of a headless corpse, wrapped in plastic and accompanied by clues to another headless corpse.

Cache of corpses /
ISBN: 076531780x. OCLC Number: 145733036

Forge,. .

The peace and quiet of Porcupine City, a tiny town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is destroyed by the discovery of a headless corpse, wrapped in plastic and accompanied by clues to another headless corpse.

Flight of the Gin Fizz :
ISBN: 0465024254. OCLC Number: 36461632

BasicBooks,. .

Henry Kisor, a self-described short, fat, bald, bespectacled, and deaf man, shares the story of how he shook the midlife blues by learning to fly at the age of fifty-three, and takes the reader along on his maiden flight during which he reenacted the 1911 journey of Cal Rodgers from New York to Los Angeles.

One TV blasting and a pig outdoors /
ISBN: 0807560758. OCLC Number: 29908855

A. Whitman,. .

Conan describes life with his father who lost his hearing at the age of three. A book that describes what it's like to live in a household where the father is deaf.

Season's revenge :
ISBN: 0765306662. OCLC Number: 52208839

Forge,. .

When one of his small town's leading citizens, Paul Passoja, is killed in an apparent bear attack, Lakota Deputy Sheriff Steve Martinez becomes suspicious and launches an unoffical investigation.

What's that pig outdoors? :
ISBN: 9780252090196. OCLC Number: 815477961

University of Illinois Press,. .

Zephyr :
ISBN: 155850477X. OCLC Number: 31755069

Adams Pub.,. .

Zephyr :
ISBN: 9781511443531. OCLC Number: 911401613

CreateSpace,. .