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Name:  William S. Bike  

Pen Name: None


Born: April 9, 1957Chicago, Illinois


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-- Bike has won the highest award in Chicago journalism, the Peter Lisagor Award, four times. He also is the author of the books. University of Illinois at Chicago Today ONline Book of the Week 2 weeks running; Chicago City Council Resolution for writing Streets of the Near West Side 1997; Apex Grand Award from Communications Concepts, 1998; Named one of the top 100 best-selling books.