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Vicki Quade

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Vicki grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Biography: Vicki Quade is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including 'Newsweek', 'The Reader', 'Chicago Sun-Times', and 'Chicago Tribune'. She is also one of the playwrights and a producer in Chicago of the long-running comedy hit, 'Late Nite Catechism.' Vicki's play has been produced in numerous cities throughout the country, and earlier this year was honored with an LA Drama Critic's award for best performance by a lead actor.In 1999, Quade contributed to the Chicago Sun-Times millennium book, ''20th Century Chicago: 100 Years, 100 Voices''. She also wrote the biography, ''I Remember Bob Collins'', about the WGN-Radio legend who was killed in a plane crash in February 2000.


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

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Vicki Quade on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

I remember Bob Collins /
ISBN: 1582613052 OCLC: 47009250

Bannon Multimedia Group, Champaign, Ill. : ©2000.

I Remember Bob Collins.
ISBN: 9781613211786 OCLC: 818869758

Constable & Robinson, New York : 2012.

For over a decade, Chicagoans woke up to Bob Uncle Bobby Collins on their radio. The WGN-AM 720 morning radio host's death brought an outpouring of emotion and tears as Chicagoans sought to share their grief. Noted for his folksy radio personality, Collins was as genuine as he seemed and a friend with many. His charitable works, especially with the Salvation Army and WGN's Neediest Kids Fund, were unmatched. Every morning, Uncle Bobby is missed in Chicago. I Remember Bob Collins is a collection of anecdotes about the legendary broadcaster from his friends, fans, fellow broadcasters, a.