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Name:  Lew Freedman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1951


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Freedman worked for the ''Chicago Tribune'' for seven years.

Biographical and Professional Information

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Lew Freedman is one of today’s most prolific sportswriters. Having covered almost every major sport from baseball to Alaskan dogsled racing, Freedman is the author of more than 75 books and the winner of more than 250 journalism awards. He lived in Alaska for seventeen years and was previously the sports editor of the ''Anchorage Daily News'' and a sports journalist for the ''Chicago Tribune'' from 2001 - 2008. He is currently a freelance writer and lives in Columbus, Indiana.

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