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Studs Terkel *

a.k.a. Louis Terkel

Author Code: ALST

Born: May 16, 1912 - New York City, New York, USA

Died: Oct. 31, 2008 - Chicago, Illinois, USA

Educated at McKinley High School and the University of Chicago where he received a law degree in 1934. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1935, but decided against a career in law. He married Ida Goldberg in 1939 and the couple had a son. Terkel worked in radio with all types of position, including voice overs for soap-operas. During the 1940s, he was the central character in Stud's Place. His first book, Giants of Jazz appeared in 1956. Studs got his nickname from Studs Lonegan which a director gave him to identify him from another Louis in the same play. Terkel also served as a scholar in residence at the Chicago History Museum and did much to further the oral history of Chicago. During his long life, he received many awards including an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Illinois in 1982, the Pulitzer Prize for his book The Good War in 1985, Honorary Doctor of Laws from Colby College and the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame in 2010. His works include Division Street America (1967), Hard Times:An Oral History of the Great Depression (1970), Chicago (1986), My American Century (1997) and Touch and Go (2007).

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ALST001 Ghost Writer 2004 2 122k Article Download PDF - 'Ghost Writer' (ALST001)   Download ePub - 'Ghost Writer' (ALST001) Find a printed copy of Ghost Writer by Studs Terkel * at AbeBooks
ALST002 Hope Dies Last 2004 4 142k Article Download PDF - 'Hope Dies Last' (ALST002)   Download ePub - 'Hope Dies Last' (ALST002) Find a printed copy of Hope Dies Last by Studs Terkel * at AbeBooks
ALST003 Women At Work 1974 8 166k Article Download PDF - 'Women At Work' (ALST003)   Download ePub - 'Women At Work' (ALST003) Find a printed copy of Women At Work by Studs Terkel * at AbeBooks

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