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Daniel Brannan

Pen Name: Dan Brannan

Connection to Illinois: Brannan graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. He currently resides in Glen Carbon.

Biography: Dan Brannan is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL with degrees in Journalism and Psychology. Currently, he is the Content Director of RiverBender and He previously served 17 years as the Executive Editor of ''The Telegraph'' in Alton, Illinois. Under his leadership, the paper won over 350 awards including several General Excellence awards in the Illinois Press Association, Illinois Associated Press, Freedom Communications, Southern Illinois Editorial Association and Journal Register Company contests.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Daniel Brannan on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Boy giant :
ISBN: 0965022854 OCLC: 53210546

Alton Museum of History and Art, Alton, IL : ©2003.

This book is a biography about Robert Pershing Wadlow, who grew to 8-foot-11 1/2 inches and was the tallest man to ever walk the face of the earth. Wadlow, an Alton, Illinois native, became an international phenomenon after his death on July 15, 1940. He became the Guinness Book of Records' tallest man in 1937. In 1980, the Alton Museum of History & Art opened an exhibit on Robert Wadlow. Three years later, a major community effort to build a statue for Robert Wadlow began and on Oct. 20, 1985, it was unveiled in Upper Alton.

  Life to the fullest /
ISBN: 0965022811 OCLC: 41845527

D. Brannan Publications, Seneca, SC : ©1996.

The courage to live :
ISBN: 0965022846 OCLC: 37246027

Dan Brannan Publications, Seneca, SC : ©1997.

  You can't kill the dream :
ISBN: 0965022870 OCLC: 844084465

Dream Publishing, Glen Carbon, Ill. : ©2013.

A collection of personal portraits of ordinary people, many of whom met and knew Martin Luther King, Jr., and whose lives were changed by his dream and his death.