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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jane S. Smith  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;


-- Jane S. Smith on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

The author lives in Chicago and has previously taught at Northwestern.

Biographical and Professional Information

Published Works

    The Garden of Invention, Penguin, 2009Fool's Gold, Zoland Books, 2001Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine, Anchor, 1991Elsie DeWolfe: A Life In High Style, Atheneum, 1982

Selected Titles At Your Library

The garden of invention :
ISBN: 1594202095. OCLC Number:

Penguin Press,. New York :. 2009.

A chronicle of the life of the celebrated plant breeder evaluates the ways in which his achievements influenced the agricultural industry in early twentieth-century America, in a history that discusses the formative years of bioengineering and agribusiness as they were directly shaped by Burbank's gardening accomplishments.

Fool's gold :
ISBN: 1581950357. OCLC Number:

Zoland Books,. Cambridge, MA :. 2001.

Elsie de Wolfe :
ISBN: 068911141X. OCLC Number:

Atheneum,. New York :. 1982.

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