Individual Author Record
Name: Stan BanashPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: in Chicago Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBanash was born in Chicago and raised in Niles, Illinois. He received his Bachelor of Philosophy in Political Science from Northwestern University in 1968 and his Master of Arts degree in Urban Studies from Roosevelt University in 1972. He currently resides on Chicago's far northwest side.
Biographical and Professional InformationStan "Tex" Banash is an author, western history writer and book reviewer. He has authored numerous feature articles and book reviews for a variety of national magazines including The Tombstone Epitaph, Wild West magazine, Journal of the West and Western Historical Quarterly.He is a member of Western Writers of America, Western History Association, Westerners International and The Westerners - Chicago Corral.
- Best of Dee Browns West: An Anthology, Clear Light Books, 1997
- Dee Browns Civil War Anthology, Clear Light Books, 1998
- Roadside History of Illinois, Mountain Press Publishing, 2013
Titles At Your Library
Best of Dee Brown's West: An Anthology
ISBN: 0940666774 Clear Light Pub. 1997 A collection of articles tracing the history of the Western frontier from early settlements to the Battle of Wounded Knee
Dee Brown's Civil War Anthology
ISBN: 1574160109 Clear Light Pub. 1998 Provides details of the major battles, includes personal stories of Rebel and Union soldiers, and describes a little-known conspiracy to form a Northwestern Conferderacy
Roadside History of Illinois
ISBN: 0878425993 Mountain Press. 2013 Did you know that Chicago was named for a wild onion? Or that the only president born in Illinois was Ronald Reagan? Or that the Ferris Wheel, processed cheese, the game of softball, the fly swatter, and the automatic dishwasher were all invented by Illinoisans? You’ll find these stories and hundreds more in
Native Illinoisan Stan Banash describes the state’s diverse history as he guides readers along its highways and byways, sometimes tracing routes with a history of their own (the Old Cumberland Road, the Trail of Tears, the Lincoln Highway, and U.S. Route 66, for examples). The engaging text is enhanced with 120 historical and modern photos, along with a map for each region. Old-timers, newcomers, and visitors alike will love this info-packed history.