Patrick T. Reardon

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General Information

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Name: Patrick T. Reardon

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1949

Website: www.


Illinois Connection

The author is a lifelong Chicago resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patrick Reardon had a 32-year career with the Chicago Tribune. He was the newspaper's urban affairs writer and a feature writer. He was one of some 50 reporters, photographers and other staff members who won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. He has been a scholar-in-residence at the Newberry Library in Chicago, and is presently serving a six-year term on the advisory board of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Published Works

  • Daily Meditations With Scriptures for Busy Dads, ACTA Publications, 2008
  • Love Never Fails: Spiritual Reflections for Dads of All Ages, ACTA Publications, 2006
  • Starting Out: Reflections for Young People, ACTA Publications, 2003
  • Catholic & Starting Out: 5 Challenges and 5 Opportunities, ACTA Publications, 2014

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Daily Meditations (With Scripture) for Busy Dads (Daily Meditations (With Scripture) Series)

ISBN: 0879461284
Release Date: 2008-06-01

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Love Never Fails: Spiritual Reflections for Dads of All Ages

ISBN: 0879463090
Release Date: 2006-04-01

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Starting Out: Reflections for Young People (Reflections for the Family)

ISBN: 0879462124
Release Date: 2003-05-01

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Catholic & Starting Out: 5 Challenges and 5 Opportunities

ISBN: 087946528X
Release Date: 2014-06-01

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Literary Awards

Reardon won the Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for arts criticism in 1991 and 1992 for his extensive book reviews. In addition, he led a team of reporters who won the 1988 Lisagor Award for public service for an extensive report on Chicago’s public housing and the 1997 Lisagor Award for public service for the dissection of the political clout behind the scenes of a single City Council meeting. He and Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin won the 2003 Lisagor Award for in-depth reporting for their series of stories on the demolition of hundreds of potential city landmarks.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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