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General Information

Name: Steve Allen

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: December 26, 1921 in New York, New York

Died: October 30, 2000 in Encino, California

Illinois Connection

Steve Allen was raised on the south side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve Allen was born Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen. He was an American television personality, musician, actor, comedian, and writer. He was also a radio and tv personality and an award winning composer.

Published Works

  • Bop Fables, 1955
  • Fourteen for Tonight, 1955
  • The Funny Men, 1956
  • Wry on the Rocks, 1956
  • The Girls on the Tenth Floor and Other Stories, 1958 - reprinted in 1970: ISBN 0-8369-3608-6
  • The Question Man... ,1959
  • Mark It and Strike It: An Autobiography, 1960
  • Not All of Your Laughter, Not All of Your Tears, 1962
  • Dialogues in Americanism, 1964 - written with L. Brent Bozell, Jr., William F. Buckley, Jr., Robert M. Hutchins, James MacGregor Burns, and Willmoore Kendall
  • Letter to a Conservative, 1965
  • The Ground is Our Table, 1966
  • Bigger Than A Breadbox, 1967
  • The Flash of Swallows, 1969
  • Princess Snip-Snip and the Puppy-Kittens, 1973
  • Chopped-Up Chinese, 1978
  • Ripoff: A Look at Corruption in America, 1979 - written with Roslyn Bernstein and Donald H. Dunn ISBN 0-8184-0249-0
  • The Passionate Nonsmoker's Bill of Rights: The First Guide to Enacting Nonsmoking Legislation, 1989 - written with Bill Adler, Jr. ISBN 0-688-06295-4
  • Hi-Ho, Steverino: The Story of My Adventures in the Wonderful Wacky World of Television, Barricode Books, 1992 ISBN 0-942637-55-0
  • More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion, Morality, Prometheus Books, 1993 ISBN 0-87975-736-1
  • The Man Who Turned Back the Clock, and Other Short Stories, Prometheus Books, 1995 ISBN 1-57392-002-9
  • But Seriously ... : Steve Allen Speakes His Mind, Prometheus Books, 1996 ISBN 1-57392-090-8
  • Steve Allen's Songs: 100 Lyrics with Commentary, McFarland & Co., 1999 ISBN 0-7864-0736-0
  • Vulgarians at the Gate: Trash TV and Raunch Radio: Raising the Standards of American Culture, Prometheus Books, 2001 ISBN 1-57392-874-7

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Hi-Ho, Steverino!: My Adventures in the Wonderful Wacky World of TV

ISBN: 1569800103
Release Date: 1994-08

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Murder Game, The

ISBN: 0821741152
Release Date: 1993-03-01

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Make 'Em Laugh

ISBN: 0879758376
Release Date: 1993-09-01

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More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion and Morality (More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion & Morality)

ISBN: 0879757361
Release Date: 1992-09-01

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ISBN: 0879759046
Release Date: 1994-09-01

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The Bug and the Slug in the Rug

ISBN: 1880851172
Release Date: 1995-10-01

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Murder On The Atlantic

ISBN: 1575660970
Release Date: 1996-10-01

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But Seriously...: Steve Allen Speaks His Mind

ISBN: 1573920908
Release Date: 1996-09-01

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Wake Up To Murder

ISBN: 1575660903
Release Date: 1996-11-01

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Die Laughing

ISBN: 1575662418
Release Date: 1998-01-01

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Steve Allen's Private Joke File

ISBN: 0609806726
Release Date: 2000-12-05

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Vulgarians at the Gate: Trash TV and Raunch Radio : Raising Standards of Popular Culture

ISBN: 1573928747
Release Date: 2001-04-01

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Literary Awards


External Links

Steve Allen on WorldCat

Steve Allen on Amazon

Steve Allen on Wikipedia

Steve Allen Official Website


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