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Joe Queenan

Born: 3-Nov-1950
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Closing Time

Father: Joe Queenan, Sr. (d. 1997)
Wife: Francesca Spinner (English accountant, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Bridget
Son: Gordon

    High School: Cardinal Dougherty High School, Philadelphia, PA
    University: Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia (1972)

Author of books:
Imperial Caddy: The Rise of Dan Quayle in America and the Decline and Fall of Practically Everything Else (1992)
The Unkindest Cut: How a Hatchet Man Critic Made His Own 7,000 Dollar Movie and Put It All on His Credit Card (1995)
If You're Talking to Me, Your Career Must Be in Trouble: Movies, Mayhem and Malice (1995)
Red Lobster, White Trash, and the Blue Lagoon: Joe Queenan's America (1998)
Confessions of a Cineplex Heckler: Celluloid Tirades and Escapades (2000)
My Goodness: A Cynic's Short-Lived Search for Sainthood (2000)
Balsamic Dreams: A Short But Self-Important History of the Baby Boomer Generation (2002)
True Believers: The Tragic Inner Life of Sports Fans (2003)
Queenan Country: A Reluctant Anglophile's Pilgrimage to the Mother Country (2004)
Closing Time: A Memoir (2009, memoir)

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