Studs Terkel

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Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel 2007.jpg
Terkel at a 2007 rally about health care
Born(1912-05-16)May 16, 1912
New York City, New York,
United States
DiedOctober 31, 2008(2008-10-31) (aged 96)
Chicago, Illinois,
United States

Louis "Studs" Terkel (May 16, 1912–October 31, 2008[1]) was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster who lived in Chicago. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for his work The Good War.

Selected works[change | change source]

  • Giants of Jazz (1957) ISBN 1-56584-769-5
  • Division Street: America (1967) ISBN 0-394-42267-8
  • Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (1970) ISBN 0-394-42774-2
  • Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do (1974) ISBN 0394478843
  • Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times (1977) ISBN 0-394-41102-1
  • American Dreams: Lost and Found (1983) ISBN
  • The Good War (1984) ISBN 0-394-53103-5
  • Chicago (1986) ISBN 5-551-54568-7
  • The Great Divide: Second Thoughts on the American Dream (1988) ISBN 0-394-57053-7
  • Race: What Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession (1992) ISBN 978-1-56584-000-3
  • Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by Those Who’ve Lived It (1995) ISBN 1-56584-284-7
  • My American Century (1997) ISBN 1-59558-177-4
  • The Spectator: Talk About Movies and Plays With Those Who Make Them (1999) ISBN 1-56584-633-8
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Reflections on Death, Rebirth and Hunger for a Faith (2001) ISBN 0-641-75937-1
  • Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times (2003) ISBN 1-56584-837-3
  • And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey (2005) ISBN |1-59558-003-4
  • Touch and Go (2007) ISBN 1-59558-043-3
  • P.S. Further Thoughts From a Lifetime of Listening (2008) ISBN 1-59558-423-4

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