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About: Robert K. Elder

Robert K. Elder is a journalist, author and former editor-in-chief of the Oak Leaves, which Ernest Hemingway delivered as a teen. Elder is the Director of Digital Product Development and Strategy for Crain Communications. His six previous books include Last Words of the Executed, The Best Film You’ve Never Seen and The Film That Changed My Life. Elder’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe,, The Oregonian and many other publications. Elder’s love for archives began in the late 1990s, when he annotated author Ken Kesey’s letters at the Knight Library on the University of Oregon campus. A Montana native, Elder lives and writes in Chicagoland. He wrote most of this book on a poker table, which he thinks Hemingway would approve of.

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