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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edwin Diamond  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1925 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Chicago, Edwin Diamond received his bachelor's and graduate degrees from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Diamond was born in Chicago and was a reporter, writer and senior editor at ''Newsweek'' from 1958 to 1970, where he covered the space program. He later worked at ''The New York Daily News'', ''Adweek'' magazine, ''New York'' magazine, ''The Washington Journalism Review'' and in television in Washington. He wrote eleven books and his articles appeared in many publications, including ''Harper's'', ''The New York Times Magazine'', ''Esquire'' and ''The Nation''.

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