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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edith Freund  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1931

Died: 2008 in Arlington Heights, Illinois

-- Edith Freund on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Freund was born and raised in Peoria. She lived in Arlington Heights as an adult.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edith Freund was a poet, Illinois historian and journalist. She was a reporter in Arlington Heights.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chicago girls /
ISBN: 0671552384. OCLC Number: 12729355

Pocket Books,. .

Chicago girls :
ISBN: 0671502913. OCLC Number: 11089946

Poseidon Press,. .

Chicago in the gay nineties is vividly portrayed by this novel about two strong, vibrant women, one fabulously rich, the other wretchedly poor. Both struggle to gain independence and dignity despite the sexual discrimination of the times.