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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Andrew Allen Wiest  

Pen Name: Andrew Wiest, Andrew A. Wiest, Andy Wiest

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: October 28, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago with his PhD.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wiest is a historian, educator, writer, and editor. He has appeared on several documentaries for the History Channel, Granada Television and Lucasfilms and served as a commentator on military events for national news outlets including the ''San Francisco Chronicle'' and the ''Philidelphia Inquirer''.

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