Pen Name: None
Born: in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Abbott has written a book about an Illinois subject of interest - the city of Chicago. Her book "Sin in the Second City" is based in Chicago and her research for the book was conducted in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Karen Abbott worked as a journalist in Philadelphia for several years. She then moved to Atlanta to pursue writing book-length narrative nonfiction. She now lives in New York.
Since Abbott is not from Illinois but has written about an Illinois subject of interest, you will only find information about her book, Sin in the Second City here as it is about the city of Chicago. Additional information about Ms. Abbott and her other books can be found on her web page - http://karenabbott.net/.
- Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul, Random House, 2008
- American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee, Random House, 2012
- Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War, Harper Perennial, 2015
Titles at Your Library
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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