Individual Author Record
Name: John PrestaPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMr. Presta grew up in the Taylor Avenue and Garfield Ridge neighborhoods of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationAt a young age, Mr. Presta began following politics with the election of JFK. He and his wife Michelle own a book store and are community organizers who helped with the early Obama campaigns for Congress and the United States Senate and ultimately President of the United States. Mr. Presta has worked a variety of Jobs at several newspapers including the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. He was also a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books. He is currently working on his next book in the Mr. and Mrs. Grassroots Series.
''Mr. and Mrs. Grassroots: How Barack Obama, Two Bookstore Owners, and 300 Volunteers Did it'', Elevator Group, 2010