Individual Author Record
Name: Laurence GonzalesPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLaurence Gonzales is a native of Evanston, Illinois. He has lived in Cook County since 1963.
Biographical and Professional InformationLaurence Gonzales was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Houston and San Antonio, Texas. He is the author of numerous books, including the bestseller Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why (W.W. Norton). Surviving Survival: The Art and Science of Resilience is the sequel to Deep Survival and is his most recent book. Gonzales has won two National Magazine Awards and the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He has appeared as a speaker before groups ranging from the Santa Fe Institute to Legg Mason Capital Management, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His most recent novel is Lucy.
*''Jambeaux'', Harcourt, 1979*''The Last Deal'', Atheneum, 1981*''El Vago'', Atheneum, 1983*''Artificial Horizon'', University of Missouri, 1986*''The Still Point'', University of Arkansas Press, 1989*''One Zero Charlie'', Simon & Schuster, 1992*''The Hero's Apprentice'', University of Arkansas Press, 1994*''Deep Survival'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2003*''Everyday Survival'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2008*''Lucy'', Knopf, 2010*''Surviving Survival: The Art and Science of Resilience, W.W.Norton & Company, 2012