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John Theodore

Born: 1946 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Theodore was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He raised his family in suburban Hinsdale, Illinois and now resides in Chicago.

Biography: Currently a freelance writer, native Chicagoan John Theodore has served as a reporter, writer, editor, and television and radio producer for United Press International, WGN and WGN-TV. He has also written two e-books, ''Shaping the Story: An Urban Novel. One City, One Year'' and ''Baseball...and Other Romantic Life Lessons.''

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Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

John Theodore on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Baseball's natural :
ISBN: 0803259581 OCLC: 70158466

University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln : ©2006.

Evil summer :
ISBN: 0809327775 OCLC: 80359399

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : ©2007.