Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edward T. Cook  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1958 in Pontiac, Michigan


-- Website -- http://home.att.net/~e.t.cook
-- Edward T. Cook on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=edward+t.++cook


Illinois Connection

Edwared Cook lives in Zion, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cook graduated from Northern Michigan University in 1980 and is a currently a Police lieutenant in Illinois with 28 years experience.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

The History of the 104th Combat Engineers: Pacific Campaign: 1942-1945
ISBN: 1424126541

PublishAmerica. 2006

Edward T. Cook is the son of the late Major Edward T. Cook, who served with the 104th Combat Engineers during World War II. Edward wrote this book to give a historical account of the 104th Combat Engineers.

Murders Do Not Come by Accident
ISBN: 1589615131

PageFree Publishing, Inc.. 2007

In the city of Marquette, in the upper peninsula of Michigan, four students are killed by accident. Or is it murder? It is up to detective John Cook to solve this mystery and apprehend the suspect. From Marquette to Neebish Island, Michigan, John Cook will not stop until these cases are solved and the suspect is behind bars!

Stars & Shields: Cop Stories
ISBN: 1424127149

PublishAmerica. 2007

If you ever wondered what cops talk about, these are some of the stories. This book covers thirty years of cop stories, jokes, and statements that the author has personally been involved in, or has been told by other cops in the Midwest. These are stories about cops both on and off duty. To those who wear the stars and shields, it can be a fun and rewarding job. Enjoy the book!

Guiding the Way from Middle Neebish
ISBN: 1589093623

Bookstand Publishing. 2007

When people think of lighthouse keepers, they think of the persons that light and maintain the beacons in the tall lighthouse along the coasts and rivers. They had only one light to maintain, and keep working. However, there where other lights that that the lighthouse keepers maintained. The channel lights of the St Mary's River were numerous. The St. Mary's River is 77 miles long from Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior, through the Sault Ste Marie Lock System, to its end at Detour Reef in Lake Huron. Most of the channels were mane made, with no designated traffic lanes to separate the ship traffic. The river channels are dredged to 28 feet deep, and are about 300 feet wide in most places. This is the story about those lighthouse keepers. The one's that maintained the range and buoy lights in the Great Lakes. In particular, about the life of Chief Quartermaster Hugh Cook. About the life of living in a lighthouse, and the everyday chores, and raising a family at the same time.

Letters from Heroes
ISBN: 1589095707

Bookstand Publishing. 2008

Many were drafted, others volunteered, and some wanted to make the armed forces their career. It takes a combination of men and women to make up our armed forces. They all have a job to do, and they do it well. They give their time, their sweat and even their blood for our great nation. They are away from their families for months or years. They see death, they see happiness, and they see themselves as doing a job: To protect our freedom and freedom for others. They willingly make that sacrifice for their country. So in reading the following letters and stories, put yourself in their shoes. Some of the stories will make you chuckle, some will make you sad. But you will see things through their eyes. Their thoughts about training, war, sickness, and their comrades. What they thought about everything from the enemies they fought to the food they ate daily. Remember our heroes!

Mavis: The Story of a Shelter Cat Who Found a Home
ISBN: 1589096797

Bookstand Publishing. 2010

Thousands of cats and dogs have been rescued throughout the world by caring persons, and given to shelters to be cared for. Mavis was one of the lucky cats who found a loving home. Mavis: The Story of a Shelter Cat Who Found a Home is her story of how, through a local shelter, she was able to find that special home she was yearning for. This book also shows how local animal shelters find homes for many of the thousands of shelter-housed cats. It is the author's hope that this book will motivate its readers to support the animal shelters in their home communities.


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