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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patricia Lear  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Memphis, Tennessee

-- Patricia Lear on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Patricia lives in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Lear has published a volume of short stories. She worked as an editorial assistant for Vogue from 1971-73 and now works as a freelance writer.

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Titles At Your Library

Stardust, 7-eleven, Route 57, A & W, And So Forth: Stories
ISBN: 0394579984

Knopf. 1992

A collection of eight short stories that offer a liberationist view of life in the South features "Ironman," "Solace," "Hot," "Graceland," "After Memphis," "Believe Me, Mr. Phoebe," "Licensed for Private Exhibition Only," and "Powwow."


O`Henry Award, 1991, for ''PowWow''.

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