Peoria Stories: Tales from the Illinois Heartland - Softcover

Peoria Stories: Tales from the Illinois Heartland - Softcover
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Code: IB325B
ISBN #: 9781937484231
Format: Softcover Book
Artist/Author: Ken Zurski
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Peoria Stories: Tales from the Illinois Heartland - Softcover

Ken Zurski is a Peoria author

From Ken Zurski, author of The Wreck of the Columbia, comes a collection of stories about people and events which helped shape a city and region. Included are profiles of Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Lindbergh and many other famous and not so famous figures who played a part in the rich history of Peoria and Central Illinois. Incorporating important historical milestones like the first flights, the rise of the automobile, and radio's early days, Zurski skillfully intertwines local and national perspectives into each story for a captivating trip back to the past. Peoria Stories will both enlighten and entertain.

About the Author

Ken Zurski is a longtime broadcaster and author of The Wreck of the Columbia. A native of Chicagoland, where he was a radio personality for many years, Ken now works in Peoria and resides in Morton with his wife Connie and two children, Sam and Nora. Peoria Stories is his second book.

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Amika Press (October 29, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1937484238
ISBN-13: 978-1937484231
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches