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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lauren Cowen  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: in N/A

-- Lauren Cowen on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Lauren Cowen lives in Long Grove, Illinois - near Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lauren Cowen has written for numerous magazines and newspapers, including Chicago Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Inquirer Sunday Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. Her investigative work earned her one of journalism's highest honors, the Sigma Delta Chi gold medal.She taught creative nonfiction writing at the University of Pennsylvania's School of General Studies.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Daughters & mothers /
ISBN: 0762401109. OCLC Number:

Courage Books,. Philadelphia [Penn.] :. ©1997.

A collection of essays and photographs of mothers and daughters.

Daughters & mothers :
ISBN: 0762402377. OCLC Number:

Running Press,. Philadelphia ;. ©1998.

Girlfriends /
ISBN: 076240616x. OCLC Number:

Running Press,. Philadelphia :. ©1999.

Grandmothers /
ISBN: 1584794658. OCLC Number:

Stewart, Tabori & Chang,. New York :. 2005.

Fifty duotone portraits of grandmothers with their grandchildren, accompanied by twenty-three essays, pay tribute to the inspirational bond that exists between the two generations regardless of age, culture, and locale.



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