Bari Wood

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General Information

Name: Bari Wood

Pen Name: None

Born: 1936 in Jacksonville, Illinois

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Wood was born in Jacksonville, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wood was a writer. She worked as editor and bibliographer for the American Cancer Society and is a former editor for Drug Therapy magazine. She is also the author of three screenplays. Her book Twins was adapted into a film entitled Dead Ringers which was directed by David Cronenberg and starred Jeremy Irons and her book "Doll's Eyes" was also adapted for the screen under the title, "In Dreams".

Published Works

  • Twins, Signet, 1971
  • Killing Gift, Putnam, 1975
  • Dead Ringers, Sphere, 1977
  • The Tribe, New American Library, 1981
  • Lightsource, New American Library, 1984
  • Amy Girl, New American Library, 1987
  • Dolls Eyes, Morrow, 1993
  • The Bassement Club, Morrow, 1995

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library


ISBN: 0451063341
Release Date: 1971-07-01

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The killing gift: A novel

ISBN: 0399115625
Release Date: 1975

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Dead Ringers

ISBN: 0747404410
Release Date: 1989

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The Tribe

ISBN: 0453003931
Release Date: 1981-03-04

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ISBN: 0453004563
Release Date: 1984-06

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Amy Girl

ISBN: 0453005349
Release Date: 1987-04-20

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Doll's Eyes

ISBN: 0688124402
Release Date: 1993-07-26

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The Basement

ISBN: 0688133517
Release Date: 1995-05

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Literary Awards

Putnam Prize, 1975, for The Killing Gift.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:

Owen Laster William Morris Agency

1325 Ave of the Americas

New York City, New York 10019

External Links

Bari Wood on WorldCat

Bari Wood on Amazon


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