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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jane Rachuy Brindel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1919 in Little Rock, Iowa

-- Jane Rachuy Brindel on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Brindel received her B. A. and M. A. degrees from the University of Chicago. She resides in Willmette.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brindel began writing novels somewhat late in life, having held a variety of jobs. Her Pulitzer Prize-nominated "Ariadne," seeks to explore the overlooked women's perspective.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 0312049129

St Martins Pr. 1981

Ariadne, Earth Goddess and queen of Crete, struggles to maintain her reign and looks to Theseus, prince of Athens, for help

Phaedra: A Novel of Ancient Athens
ISBN: 0312001746

St Martins Pr. 1987

With Crete in ruins, Phaedra, the child Queen of Crete, sails to safety with Theseus, the Prince of Athens, who covertly plans to win Phaedra's love and steal control of Crete

Nobody Is Ever Missing: Stories (Illinois Writers ; No. 3)
ISBN: 0931704154

Story Pr. 1984

ISBN: 0672514249

Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1971

Bernard Brindel: Who Wore At His Heart the Fire's Center
ISBN: 0967748909

Heraclitus Press. 1999

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