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Don DeGrazia

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Don lives in Chicago and teaches at Columbia College.

Biography: Don is a former bouncer, factory worker and soldier. He teaches Creative Writing at Columbia College in Chicago.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Don DeGrazia on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

American skin /
ISBN: 0684862220 OCLC: 42454356

Scribner Paperback Fiction, New York : 2000.

A timeless story about a young man's need to find comfort and a sense of belonging, as well as a stunning portrait of the class and racial tensions that pervade our society, "American Skin" "is the American story American literature is not complete without. ... Full of images and humor and action and questions" (Carolyn Chute, author of "The Beans of Egypt, Maine."