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Adam Cohen

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Connection to Illinois: Please Note: Since Mr. Cohen has not lived in Illinois, the only book of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki is the book he co-authored about Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley - an Illinois subject of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.

Biography: Cohen is a lawyer and author. He is a member of the ''New York Times'' editorial board and was a senior writer at Time. Prior to entering journalism, he was an education-reform lawyer, and a lawyer for the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama. He is the author of ''Nothing to Fear: FDRs Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America'', ''The Perfect Store: Inside eBay'' and co-author of ''American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley, His Battle for Chicago and the Nation''. A native of Manhattan, he is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, Harvard College and Harvard Law School.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Adam Cohen on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

American pharaoh :
ISBN: 9780316145152 OCLC: 53325921

Little, Brown and Co., Boston : 2001.

This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.