Individual Author Record
Name: Robert GreenePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1947 in Columbus, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBob Greene has lived in Illinois since graduating from Northwestern University in 1969. He worked for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune until his retirement in 2002.
Biographical and Professional InformationJournalist, columnist, and writer. Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL, reporter, 1969-71, columnist, 1971- 78; Chicago Tribune, Chicago, columnist, 1978- 2002. Field Newspaper Syndicate, Irvine, CA, syndicated columnist, 1976-81; Tribune Media Services, Orlando, FL, syndicated columnist, 1981-90; Nightline, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (ABC), contributing correspondent, 1981-90; National Public Radio, commentator. Contributing editor and columnist for Esquire, 1980- 90; columnist for Life, 1999-2000. Also served as fine arts lecturer, University of Chicago.
*''Be True to Your School, A Diary of 1964'', Atheneum, 1987*''Homecoming, When the Soldiers Returned from Vietnam'', Putnam, 1989*''He Was a Midwestern Boy on His Own'', Atheneum, 1991*''Hang Time, Days and Dreams with Michael Jordan'', Doubleday, 1992*''All Summer Long'', Doubleday, 1993*''To Our Children`s Children, Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come'', Doubleday, 1993*''Rebound, The Odyssey of Michael Jordan'', Viking, 1995*''Chevrolet Summers, Dairy Queen Nights'', Viking, 1997*''50 Year Dash'', Main Street Books, 1998*''Duty, A Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War'', W. Morrow, 2000*''Once Upon a Town, The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen'', Harper Collins, 2002*''Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents'', Crown Publishing, 2005*''And You Know You Should Be Glad: A True Story of Lifelong Friendship'', HarperCollins, 2007*''Late Edition: A Love Story'', St. Martins Press, 2009