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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Anita Lewis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1958 in Sycamore, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Anita Lewis was born and raised in Virgil, Illinois. She now resides in Aurora, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Anita Lewis and her sisters grew up in Virgil, Illinois on I.C. Trail Road. They all attended SS Peter and Paul Grade School and Kaneland High School. Together, the sisters wrote ''Fluffy, Funny and Fabulous: A Tale of Five Sisters''. Anita went on to write ''The Liberation of Norma Jean'' on her own.

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Titles At Your Library

Fluffy, Funny, and Fabulous
ISBN: 162147464X

Tate Publishing. 2012

Remember growing up?

Fluffy, Funny, and Fabulous will help you remember those special moments
Wish you were closer to your family? This humorous book written by five real life sisters has turned into a self-help guide on the importance of those family relationships. The five sisters grew up in a small town in simpler times. Over the years their lives went different directions but some critical events brought them back together when they most needed the strength of family. This is not an in your face self-help book with canned solutions but rather a reflection tool to make you consider your own relationships and their importance.

˃˃˃ Will make you Laugh and Cry at the same time
Written as a tribute to their parents and family, it is rich with humor but also laced with heartbreaking tales of the loss of their father and the realization that the role of child would now change to caregiver as their mother aged.
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The Liberation of Norma Jean
ISBN: 1500801666

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2014

Norma Jean Mayfield has been let down by those she loved since she was a child. Her father deserted the family, her mother is harsh and controlling and she is awkward around her peers. She becomes a successful, independent business woman but her past keeps coming back to haunt her. Can she find a way to leave it behind and start new? Will she ever forgive those that wronged her? She meets Greg the man she thinks is going to change everything. But is it too good to be true love? Follow Norma Jean on her journey to find happiness and peace in The Liberation of Norma Jean.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Available to talk to any size group, book clubs, womens clubs, etc. Fee negotiable depending on event. Any location in Illinois.