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Individual Author Record

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Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction




Illinois Connection

Hoekstra grew up in Naperville and now resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dave Hoekstra is the host of the radio program Nocturnal Journal with Dave Hoekstra on WGN-720 AM. A Chicago Sun-Times columnist from 1985 to 2014, he is also the author of The People’s Place, The Supper Club Book, Ticket to Everywhere and the coauthor of Disco Demolition.

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Titles At Your Library


-- *Chicago Newspaper Guild Stick-O-Type Award for Column Writing, 1987

-- *Dave was honored at the 2005 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.