Michael J. Sheehan
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|Location||Cedar, Michigan, United States|
|Introduction||Michael Sheehan retired in 1994 after teaching English for 26 years in the City Colleges of Chicago. He lives in Leelanau County with his artist wife Dona. In his spare time he is a writer, and he does a weekly guest stint on Tuesday mornings from 9:00-10:00 on AM 580, WTCM. The show is called Words to the Wise, and it covers the joys and vicissitudes of the English language. [wtcmradio.com] Michigan's Governor Granholm appointed him to the Commission on Services to the Aging; he has been reappointed to another three-year term by Governor Snyder. He serves as Chairman of the forty-member State Advisory Council on Aging. He was formerly on the Board of Advisors of the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan, and was a member of the Bay Area Senior Advocates. Professor Sheehan is a member of the Society of Midland Authors, the Dictionary Society of North America, the American Dialect Society, and Michigan Writers.|
|Interests||Writing, vocabulary, language processes, senior citizen issues|
|Favorite Books||Words to the Wise: A Lighthearted Look at the English Language (Arbutus Press 2004) ISBN-X, The Word Parts Dictionary (McFarland & Co. 2000) ISBN:-, Words! A Vocabulary Power Workbook (Harcourt Brace 1996) ISBN:, Handbook for Basic Writers (Prentice-Hall 1991) ISBN:, Workbook for Basic Writers (Prentice-Hall 1991) ISBN:, The Cry of the Jackal (Avalon Books 1991) ISBN:, In the Shadow of the Bear (Avalon Books 1990) ISBN:|
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