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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Don Hayner  

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Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Hayner is a native Chicagoan. He graduated from Ripon College and John Marshall Law School.

Biographical and Professional Information

Don Hayner is the retired editor-in-chief of the Chicago Sun-Times. During his tenure as managing editor and editor, the Sun-Times was awarded multiple national and local awards for investigative reporting and breaking news, including the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting in 2011. Hayner is the co-author, with Tom McNamee, of Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names, The Metro Chicago Almanac: Fascinating Facts and Offbeat Offerings about the Windy City, and The Stadium: 1929 - 1994, The Official Commemorative History of the Chicago Stadium.

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Binga: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black Banker
ISBN: 081014090X. OCLC Number: 1089862592

Northwestern University Press. .

Penned by a former editor in chief of the Chicago Sun-Times, Binga is the definitive biography of the first black banker in Chicago as well as a history of race, politics, and finance in early twentieth-century Chicago--

Metro Chicago Almanac: Fascinating Facts and Offbeat Offerings About the Windy City
ISBN: 0929387953. OCLC Number: 30896375

Chicago Sun-Times, Inc. :. .

Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names
ISBN: 0829405976. OCLC Number: 18070957

Loyola Pr. .

Street names are in alphabetical order.

The Stadium: 1929-1994 : the official commemorative history of the Chicago Stadium
ISBN: B0006P62PG. OCLC Number:

Performance Media. .