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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Bergman  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1957 in Bloomington, Indiana

Died: January 1, 2006 in Barrington, Illinois of Brain Cancer

-- Susan Bergman on WorldCat --

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Biographical and Professional Information

Susan was the sister of actress Anne Heche. Susan held a Ph.D. in literature from Northwestern University, with a specialization in twentieth century poetry. She had taught and lectured in literature and writing in a variety of settings, including Northwestern University, University of Chicago, New York University, and Notre Dame University.

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Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 0374254079

Farrar Straus & Giroux. 1994

Interweaving childhood reminiscences with poignant meditations on the impact of grief and tragedy, a daughter details her father's 1983 death from AIDS and her family's struggle to cope with his death and his heretofore unrevealed homosexual life.



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