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Dave Norman

Born: 1982 in Columbia, IL
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Dave was born and raised in Downstate Illinois.

Biography: Dave Norman is a world traveller and widely published author who was born and raised in down-state Illinois. He visited 20 countries and 48 states before turning thirty, and has enjoyed the honor and privilege of writing about many of them for newspapers, magazines, and websites. His books include the travelogue-come-memoir 'Following Josh,' chronicling the adventures he had with a friend from his youth as they rode the Trans Mongolian and Trans Siberian railroads from Beijing to Warsaw, Poland. His other books include 'White River Junctions,' a look at the history and people of a mountain village in Vermont, 'A Small Town Celebration' which combines Dave's photography and writing in homage to his hometown of Columbia Illinois, and '501 Paintball Tips,' because everyone has to start somewhere. An eager public speaker, he has toured the St Louis metropolitan area to promote his work and literacy in general, and has enjoyed book talks in several other states and countries.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Dave Norman on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

501 paintball tips, tricks and tactics /
ISBN: 1604627220 OCLC: 232334084

Tate, Mustang, OK : ©2008.

Professional paintball journalist and player Dave "Landshark" Norman puts more than a decade of experience into this book, explaining exactly how to ambush a squad, get sponsored, win more scenarios, win more tournaments, and much more.

Following Josh :
ISBN: 0983185816 OCLC: 741379790

F/64 Pub., Portland, ME : ©2011.

Dave Norman and Josh Vise travel throughout the Far East and Eastern Europe via the rail road system and learn how friendships grow.

  White River junctions :
ISBN: 0983185808 OCLC: 700205464

F/64 Pub., Portland, Me. : ©2010.