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Gary Buslik

Born: 1948 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Gary still lives in a Chicago suburb.

Biography: Gary Buslik is an American novelist, short story writer, travel writer, and essayist. He earned his Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Gary Buslik's work has been nominated several times for the prestigious Pushcart Prize.

  • -- Benjamin Franklin Book of the Year Award, ''A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean ''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Gary Buslik on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A rotten person travels the Caribbean
ISBN: 9781932361728 OCLC: 656958822

Travelers' Tales, Palo Alto : ©2008.

Akhmed and the atomic matzo balls :
ISBN: 1609520696 OCLC: 779828888

Travelers' Tales, Berkeley, CA : ©2012.

Iranian president Akhmed teams up with the leaders of Venezuela and Cuba and their American intelligence agents to smuggle radioactive matzo balls into Miami Beach. But intelligence being as slippery a concept to these nincompoops as chicken fat on linoleum, when each member of the gang decides to ladle out his own personal nuke soup, holy terror Akhmed is left steaming. Will his plan to destroy America float like a fly or sink like a lead dumpling?. Star-crossed lovers, conniving academics, and blustery social climbers collide with ravenous termites, international do-badders, and multi-level.

The missionary's position :
ISBN: 0966551303 OCLC: 41139692

Sunny Books, New York : ©1999.

Evanston graduate, Gary Buslik, portrays the fun and sun of the Caribbean in this story about a rich woman, her daughter, and the opposition.