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The most famous author from every state
Mar 23, AM. I thought this might make for interesting topic, to name authors that we know of that were born in Pennsylvania or currently live in Pennsylvania. Harry A. Kaufman was born in Pennsylvania. I know because he is my neighbor. Lois Duncan is another, she was born in Philadelphia, but currently lives in another state.
Since then, it has been a book on the syllabus of nearly every Pittsburgh-themed college class at Pitt. His book chronicles the lives of three generations of a steel-working family from their first days of work up to their first efforts to form a union at the mill in the s, and all the way through the continued struggle to unionize into the s. Pick up a copy at the University of Pittsburgh Book Center. Bonus: A movie adaptation of the book is being filmed in Braddock this summer starring Christian Bale. Though not officially from Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and wrote his first novel using well-known and loved landmarks as the backdrop for his story. Published in and an instant bestseller, you can get your own copy of this novel at the fabulous, independently-owned Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont.
After graduating from medical school in Haiti, Dr. Robert Walton grew up in the small village of Narberth along the main line of Philadelphia. He writes in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, where he lives with his wife and daughter, and grand-dog. His next project will probably follow a sixth century priest returning from Rome to his English estate in Mercia, only to be swept into a journey far into the unknown lands of the frozen north, in a pre-Viking adventure. He has authored over twenty books spanning the paranormal, history, and true crime genres. Jeanne Moran In my career as a pediatric physical therapist, I helped hundreds of children gain strength and motor skills.
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First we scoured coast to coast to find the most famous book set in every state. Now we're hitting the books to discover the most famous author from every state.
We welcome those who are self-published, or whose work is part of an anthology. Copyright John Evans. All rights reserved. Pennsylvania Authors' Network. Hundreds of thousands of books get published in the USA every year. On the benefit side, they'll likely generate more interest for the event and in the case of bookstores sell more books—it's a numbers game after all.