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Bruce L. Felknor

Born: 1921 in Oak Park, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Author was born in Oak Park and most recently lived in Evanston before his death.

Biography: Bruce Felknor was an author, editor, encyclopedist, editorial consultant, and raconteur.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Bruce L. Felknor on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

How to look things up and find things out /
ISBN: 0688078508 OCLC: 16526815

Morrow, New York : ©1988.

Of clubbable nature :
ISBN: 1413483437 OCLC: 69305636

Xlibris, [Philadelphia, PA] : ©2005.

Political mischief :
ISBN: 0275941833 OCLC: 23972813

Praeger, New York : ©1992.

Analysis of U.S. politics and ethics. Covers nomination process, unfair campaign tactics, espionage, reform problems, Watergate, media power, etc. Includes a mischief index.

The U.S. Merchant Marine at war, 1775-1945 /
ISBN: 1557502730 OCLC: 38024291

Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Md. : ©1998.

"As the U.S. Merchant Marine has declined over the last several decades, so too has the memory of the countless acts of unflinching courage and patriotism performed by its civilian officers and seamen in America's armed struggles. Scouring long-out-of-print books and dusty archives, veteran writer and merchant marine officer Bruce Felknor has collected the most dramatic of these stories from all of America's wars through World War II into a single comprehensive illustrated volume." "Excerpts from such authors as Winston Churchill, Samuel Eliot Morison, and Lowell Thomas are combined with eyewitness accounts - many never before published - by heroes, victims, and survivors."--Jacket.