Individual Author Record
Name: Norman MacleanPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Other Born: 1902 in Clarinda, Iowa Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMaclean taught at the University of Chicago from 1940 until his retirement in 1973.
Biographical and Professional InformationNorman Maclean grew up in and around Missoula, Montana. He received his BA from Dartmouth College, where he served as editor-in-chief of the humor magazine the ''Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern''. He began graduate studies in English at the University of Chicago in 1928. Three years later he was hired as a professor at University of Chicago. In 1940, Maclean earned his doctorate from the University of Chicago. During his last decade on the Chicago faculty, Maclean held an endowed chair as William Rainey Harper Professor of English. After his retirement, he began to write down the stories he liked to tell. His most acclaimed story, ''A River Runs Through It and Other Stories'' was published in 1976. ''A River Runs Through It'' was later adapted into a motion picture directed by Robert Redford.
*''A River Runs Through It and Other Stories '', University of Chicago Press, 1976*''Young Men and Fire'', University of Chicago Press, 1992