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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Larry Stillman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1942 in Milawaukee, Wisconsin


Illinois Connection

Stillman lived in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

After 30 years in the advertising business, Larry Stillman turned to his new passion, becoming an author. His first book is the award-winning true story of a teenager during the Holocaust entitled ''A Match Made in Hell''. It was published in 2003. He then turned to the genre of historical novel with ''The Rope Catcher'', the story of the Navajo code talkers both during and after WWII. Stillman recently moved from suburban Chicago to Tucson, Arizona. He is presently at work on another historical novel, set in 19th century Nova Scotia.

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-- '''''A Match Made in Hell