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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Neal Samors  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Samors is a lifelong resident of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Samors is a Chicago historian and an award winning author. He was recently presented the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal for Great Lakes Regional Non-Fiction for the book Downtown Chicago in Transition. He also won the 2007 Gold Medal in history from the Independent Publishers for his book Chicago in the 1960s.

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