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Ruth Allison Coates

Born: 1915 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Ruth was born and raised in Illinois.

Biography: Ruth Allison Coates was a poet and writer, and a personal friend of Carl Sandburg for many years. She had been published by ''Teen Magazine'', ''Boys' Life'', ''The Minnesota Review''and numerous other literary magazines, and by ''Rand McNally''. She had been a writers' workshop leader at Ball State and McKendree College.Always a writer at heart, Ruth continued to write until her death in April, 2003.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children

Ruth Allison Coates on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Discovering Dixie along the Magnolia Trail :
ISBN: 0943734185 OCLC: 23693976

Ocean Tree Books, Santa Fe, N.M. : ©1991.

Great American naturalists /
ISBN: 0822504677 OCLC: 793548

Lerner, Minneapolis : ©1974.

Brief biographies of fourteen men and women who dedicated their lives to studying some aspect of nature.

Waiting for the westbound /
ISBN: 0943734266 OCLC: 25787247

Ocean Tree Books, Santa Fe, N.M. : ©1992.

Walking toward eternity /
ISBN: 0970460449 OCLC: 71005409

Honeycomb Resources, Inc., Indianapolis, IN : ©2003.