Mazzuca Toops, Laura

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MAZZUCA TOOPS, Laura. American, b. 1955. Genres: Travel/ Exploration, Novels. Career: Crain Communications, Chicago, IL, assistant editor, 1987-92; NAII, Des Plaines, IL, senior public affairs specialist, 1998-. Columbia College, journalism teacher; also worked as a journalist and reporter. Publications: A Native's Guide to Chicago's Western Suburbs, 1999. NOVELS: Slapstick (historical), 2000. Jimmy Row; Process of Elimination. Contributor of articles and fiction to periodicals. Address: NAII Headquarters, 2600 River Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60018, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]