Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: Studs Terkel Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: May 16, 1912 in New York City, New York Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAt the age of eight, Terkel moved with his parents to Chicago. He was raised and educated in Chicago and continued to live there the remainder of his life.
Biographical and Professional InformationStuds is an American author and historian. He has also been a Chicago radio and television broadcaster. He is known for his works in oral history. Terkel transcribes tape recorded interviews with ordinary people and edits them into powerful accounts of aspects of modern American life. He was always working on something new, all the way up until his death.
*''Amazing Grace'', 1959 *''American Dreams: Lost and Found'', Pantheon, 1980, (Reprinted in 1999) *''And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey'', 2005 *''Chicago'', 1986 *''Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by Those Who`ve Lived It'', St. Martin`s Press, 1995 (Reprinted in 2007) *''Division Street: America'', 1966 *''Giants of Jazz'', 1957 *''Hard Times'', 1970 *''Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times'', 2003 *''My American Century'', Norton 1997, 1998 *''Race, How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel about the American Obsession'', New Press, 1992, (Reprinted in 2005) *''Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times'', Pantheon, 1977 *''The Good War: An Oral History of World War II'', Pantheon, 1984 (Reprinted in 2004) *''The Great Divide: Second Thoughts On The American Dream'', Pantheon, 1988 *''The Spectator, Talk about Movies and Plays with the People Who Make Them'', New Press , 1999 (Reprinted in 2002) *''Touch and Go'', 2007 *''Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith'', New Press, 2001, (Reprinted in 2006) *''Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do'', 1974