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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Donald Paul Zochert, Jr.  

Pen Name: Donald Zochert

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1938 in Oak Park, Illinois


-- Donald Paul Zochert, Jr. on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=donald+zochert

E-Mail: -- dzochert@comcast.net


Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Illinois, Donald now resides in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Donald began his career with United Press International as a reporter and went on to work for the Chicago Daily News until 1978 when he became a freelance writer full time. In 1975, he edited the book, ''Walking in America''.


Published Works

  • Laura: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Contemporary Books, 1976
  • Murder in the Hellfire Club, Penguin, 1980
  • Another Weeping Woman, Holt, 1980
  • The Man of Glass: A Nick Caine Adventure, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981
  • Yellow Dogs, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989


Selected Titles At Your Library

Laura :
ISBN: 0380016362. OCLC Number:

H. Regnery Co.,. Chicago :. ©1976.

Draws on documented records and Mrs. Wilder's unpublished memoirs to picture the people, places, and events that informed her ninety years and inspired her well-beloved Little House books.

Murder in the Hellfire Club /
ISBN: 0140055045. OCLC Number:

Penguin Books,. New York :. 1980, ©1978.

Yellow dogs /
ISBN: 0871132540. OCLC Number:

Atlantic Monthly Press,. New York :. ©1989.


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