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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lou Macaluso  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1951 in Blue Island, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Lou Macaluso now lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lou Macaluso - author, speaker, death phobia expert, baby boomer expert speaks on motivational topics including: No Teacher Left Behind Those Death Defying BabyBoomersBecoming a Writer and/or Speaker at Any Time or Age.His published works include:The Warming Sicilian Son (BrickHouse Books)—takes the reader on parallel journeys: A Sicilian-American writer’s modern-day trip to Sicily and his grandfather’s early 20th century emigration from Sicily to New Orleans in search of the American Dream; the journeys lead to dynamic self-discoveries and a true sense of home.Clown Town—a true story/social Chicago history of a baby boomer’s struggle with death phobia and numerous short stories. Lou is also a retired English teacher, former coach, triathlete, former union president and current president of Clown Town Communications Company.

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