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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Tom Emery  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Tom Emery on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=tom++emery


Illinois Connection

Emery lives in Carlinville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emery is a critically acclaimed freelance writer and historical researcher. He was valedictorian of the Blackburn College Class of 1993, with majors in business administration, accounting and economics. He earned an MBA from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in 1995.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Richard Rowett: Thoroughbreds, Beagles, & the Civil War
ISBN: 0966163702

History in Print. 1997

Book by Emery, Tom

The other John Logan: Col. John Logan and the 32nd Illinois
ISBN: 0966163710

History in Print. 1998

19th-century echoes: The Carlinville City Cemetery
ISBN: 0966163729

History in Print. 2000

Hold the fort: The Battle of Allatoona Pass
ISBN: 0966163753

History in Print. 2001

Howard Knotts - Ace of the Prairie
ISBN: B004SH5NYO

History in Print. 2011

Illinois State Library Heritage Project 1839-2013
ISBN: B00PEJ4OEU

Illinois State Library - Springfield. 2013

Illinois State Library Heritage Project - book in good condition.


Awards

  • Three - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Award of Superior Achievement - 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Five - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Certificate of Excellence - 1999, 2003, 2004, 201, 2013

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (yes)

    Media Coverage

    Featured in the following newspapers

  • ''Springfield State Journal Register'', Dec. 1997, Nov. 2000, Nov. 2012, July 2014
  • ''Chicago Tribune'', January 1998
  • ''Peoria Journal Star'', March 1998
  • ''Quincy Herald-Whig'', March 2001
  • ''Lincoln Courier'', March 2001
  • ''Alton Telegraph'', May 2001, February 2009, March 2012, July 2012, January 2015
  • ''St. Louis Post - Dispatch'', January 2002
  • ''Champaign News - Gazette'', August 2002
  • ''Decatur Herald-Review'', July 2011
  • Featured in the following magazines

  • ''Illinois Heritage'', 1999
  • ''The Civil War Courier'', 2000, 2015
  • ''Midwest Book Review'', 2000, 2002
  • ''Pet Life'', 1999
  • ''The Senior Musician'', 1999
  • ''The Thoroughbred Times'', 1998
  • ''The National Sporting Library Newsletter'', 1998