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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kenan Heise  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1933 in Ferndale, Michigan


Illinois Connection

Kenan Heise lived in Evanston, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Kenan 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.

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