Edith Skom

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General Information

Name: Edith Skom

Pen Name: None

Born: N/A

Website: N/A

Email: e-scom@northwestern.edu

Illinois Connection

Edith lives in Winnetka.

Biographical and Professional Information

Skom is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer Emeritus for the Writing Program at Northwestern University. She writes mysteries featuring English professor Beth Austin. Her book, The Mark Twain Murders was nominated for an Agatha, an Anthony, and a Macavity award.

Published Works

  • The George Elliott Murders, Dell, 1996
  • The Charles Dickens Murders, Dell, 1999
  • The Mark Twain Murders, Econo-Clad Books, 2001

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The George Eliot Murders

ISBN: 044021775X
Release Date: 1996-04-02

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The Charles Dickens Murders: A Beth Austin Mystery (Beth Austin Mysteries)

ISBN: 0440217768
Release Date: 1999-12-01

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The Mark Twain Murders (Beth Austin Mysteries)

ISBN: 0613189280
Release Date: 1990-07

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Unknown)

External Links

Edith Skom on WorldCat

Edith Skom on Amazon


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