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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michael Norman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Other

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1947 in Macomb, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Michael Norman holds a Master's degree from DeKalb's Northern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michael Norman began his carer at the De Kalb Daily Chronicle, De Kalb, IL, as a staff writer, from 1971-72. He then went to WRHL-Radio, Rochelle, IL, as the news director, from 1972-73. Norman is now a professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls, where he taught a wide-range of courses in writing, media law, public opinion and broadcast journalism. He served as department chair for 18 years, managed the Midwest Writers' Conference and also served as director of the UW-River Falls University Press.

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Haunted America /
ISBN: 0312857519. OCLC Number: 30896100

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Haunted heartland /
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Readers will enter an America they never knew existed with more than 150 true stories of ghosts, haunted houses, possession and exorcism, of vanishing people and ships, mystery lights, premonitory dreams and more.

Haunted Wisconsin /
ISBN: 0299285944. OCLC Number: 794489218

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Historic haunted America /
ISBN: 0765319705. OCLC Number: 154670707

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The nearly departed :
ISBN: 0873517172. OCLC Number: 300982477

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