Born: 1950 in New York, N.Y.
Pen Name: N/A Connection to Illinois: Please Note: Since Mr. Bergreen has not lived in Illinois, the only book of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki is his book about Al Capone - an Illinois subject of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books. Biography: Laurence Bergreen is an award-winning biographer, historian, and chronicler of exploration. His books have been translated into 25 languages worldwide. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City.
Laurence Bergreen on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=laurence++bergreen
ISBN: 9781439128459 OCLC: 1085230311 Simon & Schuster, Riverside : 2013.
ISBN: 0671744569 OCLC: 29877924 Simon & Schuster, New York : ©1994. The author presents a new portrait of Capone, from the brutal wars in which Capone climbed to the top of gangsterdom, to his long incarceration as one of the first prisoners at Alcatraz, to a detailed account of his long slide into illness and death.