Louis studs terkel (may 16, 1912 – october 31, 2008) was an american author, historian, terkel published his first book, giants of jazz, in 1956 century by those who've lived it (1995) isbn 1-56584-284-7 my american century york review of books a celebration of the life of studs terkel – chicago cultural. My american century [studs terkel] on amazoncom amazoncom review this book is a collection of terkel's encounters over his long career as the.
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