Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Beth Szillagyi  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1956 in Gary, Indiana


-- Website -- http://www.bluecollargal.homestead.com
-- Beth Szillagyi on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=beth+szillagyi

E-Mail: -- rugszi@peoplepc.com


Illinois Connection

Szillagyi resides in Petersburg, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Szillagyi has been a sheet metal worker for appx. 30 years and a writer for as long as she can remember. The heroine of her book ''Hey, Lady! Your Tin Snips are Showing!'' is a woman who joins a formerly all-male sheet metal shop as an apprentice. It's a tale about growing up female, challenging the norms, and following one's dreams, down an unusual and oftentimes hilarious road that few have traveled before.


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Selected Titles At Your Library

Cobwebs in the broiler :
ISBN: 0744308844. OCLC Number: 247722523

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Val Szabo thought that being the first woman sheet metal worker in her local would be the toughest adventure she'd ever undertake. As it turns out, being the wicked stepmother to two kids is the hardest thing she's tackled yet. Join Val on her crazy, zany, (and sometimes scary) journey into everything you never wanted to know about helping raise other people's kids.

Cobwebs in the broiler :
ISBN: 0744309921. OCLC Number: 62188219

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"Val Szabo thought that construction work would be the toughest adventure she'd ever undertake. As it turns out, being the "wicked" stepmother to two kids is the hardest thing she's tackled yet"--Page 4 of cover.

Hey, lady! Your tin snips are showing!
ISBN: 9781931540193. OCLC Number: 900473465

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Hey, lady! Your tin snips are showing! /
ISBN: 1931540918. OCLC Number: 51072505

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Notes from Rainbow Bridge.
ISBN: 0744311411. OCLC Number: 166368054

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