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Shear, Walter 1932-

SHEAR, Walter 1932-

PERSONAL: Born September 24, 1932, in Hillsboro, WI; son of Edwin (an editor) and Hilda (a homemaker; maiden name, Lillehammer) Shear; married; wife's name Esther (died August 20, 1980); married Yvonne Wu, May, 1988; children: Stephanie Shear Carpino, Dalerie Wu. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of Wisconsin—Madison, B.A., 1954, Ph.D., 1961; University of Iowa, M.A., 1957. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, travel.

ADDRESSES: Home—3010 Blakeman Ave., Rowland Heights, CA 91748.

CAREER: Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, professor of English, 1961-96; writer. Military service: U.S. Army, 1954-56.


The Feeling of Being, Peter Lang Publishing (New York, NY), 2002.

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