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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Larry Heinemann  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1944 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Heinemann was born and raised in Chicago. He graduated from and taught at Columbia College in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Larry Heinemann is a novelist. His published work is primarily centered around the Vietnam War. He currently resides in Texas.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- """Close Quarters""" *Society of Midland Authors Best Novel, 1977 """Paco`s Story""" *Carl Sandburg Literary Award *National Book Award for Fiction, 1987 """Body of Work""" *Illinois Author of the Year, Illinois Association of Teachers of English, 1993