Individual Author Record
Name: Kenan HeisePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1933 in Ferndale, Michigan Sites:
Illinois ConnectionKenan Heise lived in Evanston, Illinois
Biographical and Professional InformationKenan Heise is an award winning journalist, poet, and historian. He was a staff writer and reporter for the Chicago Tribune for thirty-four years. He was also proprietor of ''Chicago Historical Bookworks'' in Evanston from 1985 until he closed the store in 2002.
*''They Speak For Themselves: Interviews With the Destitute of Chicago'', Young Christian Workers, 1965*''The Death of Christmas'', Follett, 1971*''Is There Only One Chicago'', Westover, 1973*''How to Survive in Chicago and Enjoy It'', Crown, 1975*Journey of Silas P. Bigelow, College, 1981*''Chicago, Center for Enterprise An Illustrated History'', Windsor, 1982*Aunt Ella Stories, Academy Chicago Pub., 1985*''Hands On Chicago'', Bonus Books, 1987*''Chaos, Creativity and Culture, A Sampling of Chicago in the 20th Century'', Gibbs, Smith, 1988*The Chicagoization of American: 1893-1917, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1989*Alphonse: A One Man Play Based on the Words of Al Capone, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1989*''Chicago Originals A Cast of The City`s Colorful Characters'', Bonus Books, 1990*Resurrection Mary: A Ghost Story, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1990*Renumbering of Chicago Residences, 1909: A Guide, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1992*Clarence Darrow in Hell: A Play in Two Acts, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1993*The Sandburg Shelf: A Bibliography and Annotated Price Guide to the Works of Carl Sandburg, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1993*Tales from an Urban Wilderness, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1994*Our Dinosaurs Are Dying: New American Poetry, Chicago Historical BookWorks, 1994*''Chicago The Beautiful A City Reborn'', Bonus Books, 2001*The Witch of Ferndale: And More Aunt Ella Stories, AuthorHouse, 2002*The Sin of Obedience, AuthorHouse, 2004*Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman's Memoir (Chicago Lives), AuthorHouse, 2004*Chicago Afternoons with Leon, AuthorHouse, 2007''