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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Betty Carlson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1919 in Rockford, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Carlson was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Betty began her career as a Junior High School librarian. She then worked for the Rockford Register Star, Rockford, Illinois, as a weekly columnist, beginning in 1956. Some time after that she relocated to Huemoz, Switzerland.


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