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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ann Landers  

Pen Name: Eppie Lederer


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: Sioux City, Iowa

Died: June 22, 2002 in Chicago, Il

-- Ann Landers on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Ann Landers lived and worked in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ann Landers began writing her column on October 16, 1955 and had received honorary degrees from 32 universities. In 1980 President carter appointed Ann to serve on the board of the National Cancer Institute for six years and in 1981 President Regan appointed her to the board of the Presidents commission on Drunk Driving. In addition to her newspaper columns was the author of five books.

Published Works

  • Since You Ask Me, Prentice-Hall, 1961
  • Ann Landers Talks to Teenagers About Sex, Prentice- Hall, 1963
  • Ann Landers Says, Truth is Stranger, Prentice- Hall, 1968
  • Ann Landers Encyclopedia, Doubleday, 1978
  • Ann Landers Speaks Out, Fawcett, 1978
  • Best of Ann Landers: Her Favorite Letters of All Time, Ballantine Books, 1997

Selected Titles At Your Library

Since you ask me /
ISBN: 0138105316. OCLC Number:

Prentice-Hall,. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :. [1983], ©1961.

"Sparkling wit and frank, common-sense advice on everyday problems of life, love, marriage, and parenthood"--Cover subtitle.

Ann Landers says;
ISBN: 013036889X. OCLC Number:

Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,. [1968]

The Ann Landers encyclopedia A to Z :
ISBN: 0345283953. OCLC Number:

Ballantine Books,. New York :. ©1978.

A source book of advice on a variety of problems of daily living is presented.

The best of Ann Landers :
ISBN: 0449912744. OCLC Number:

Fawcett Columbine,. New York :. 1997.


Albert Lasker Public Service Award

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