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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Beth Szillagyi  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1956 in Gary, Indiana

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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.

Published Works

  • Hey, Lady, Your Tin Snips Are Showing, Synergebooks, 2002
  • Cobwebs in the Broiler: The Adventures of a Very Wicked Step Mother, Synergebooks 2005
  • Notes From Rainbow Bridge, Synergebooks, 2007

Selected Titles At Your Library

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

SynergEbooks,. King, NC :. ©2001.

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

SynergEbooks,. King, NC :. ©2001.

"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.

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

Synergebooks,. . 2007.



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