Edward McClelland

Edward McClelland




Edward McClelland is the author of Young Mr. Obama: Chicago and the Making of a Black President, which will be published in October by Bloomsbury Press. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, and on the websites Salon and Slate, among others. A graduate of Michigan State University, he lives in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood.

His previous books include Horseplayers: Life at the Track, and The Third Coast: Sailors, Strippers, Fishermen, Folksingers, Long-Haired Ojibway Painters and God-Save-the-Queen Monarchists of the Great Lakes."

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Nothin' But Blue Skies: The...

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How to Speak Midwestern

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Young Mr. Obama

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“I heard the story of a Pittsburgh actor who was asked to say “tire iron” in a play. He found the line so difficult the director changed it to “crowbar.”
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“Drink Wisconsinbly: Drink excessively. When 24/7 Wall Street came out with a list of the 20 drunkest cities in America, 12 were in Wisconsin. (Appleton”
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