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John Joseph O'Brien

Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: John O'Brien lived his whole life in Illinois.

Biography: Uncertain about what to do with his life after finishing junior college in 1959, John O'Brien answered a help-wanted ad for a newspaper reporter. In 2003 Mr. O'Brien was honored as one of the city's journalism greats by the Chicago Press Veterans Association, which named him Press Veteran of the Year.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

John Joseph O'Brien on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Chicago heist /
ISBN: 089708053X OCLC: 8011689

And Books, South Bend, Ind. : ©1981.

  Teresita, the voice from the grave :
ISBN: 0929387678 OCLC: 26852751

Bonus Books, Chicago : ©1992.