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Chuck Spinner

Born: 1946 in Naperville, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Spinner was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois.

Biography: Spinner graduated from Conception Seminary College in 1968, but left his seminary studies at that point and began a 33-year teaching career in the Cleveland, Ohio. He taught high school Social Studies classes. He was named a Jennings Scholar, designated as a Kent State Read Scholar and a John D. Rockefeller Scholar. In 1979, Spinner received a Jennings Master Teacher Award. Spinner now resides in Ashville, New York.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Chuck Spinner on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A book of prayers :
ISBN: 1434332659 OCLC: 228025159

AuthorHouse, Bloomington IN : ©2008.

  The tragedy at the Loomis Street crossing /
ISBN: 1468555944 OCLC: 793218009

Authorhouse, Bloomington, Ind. : ©2012.

After five years of intense research, Author Chuck Spinner has written the definitive story of the Naperville Train Wreck of April 25, 1946. He has uncovered the histories of the 45 victims of the tragedy, interviewed two surviving eye witnesses of the event, and talked with survivors and helpers at the scene --