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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Freinkel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Evanston, Illinois


-- Twitter -- https://twitter.com/susanfreinkel
-- Website -- http://susanfreinkel.com
-- Susan Freinkel on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=susan+freinkel

E-Mail: -- susanfreinkel@gmail.com


Illinois Connection

Susan was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois. She now resides in San Francisco, California.

Biographical and Professional Information

A graduate of Wesleyan University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Freinkel began her career as a reporter at the Wichita Eagle-Beacon in Wichita, Kansas. She soon became one of the paper’s lead project writers, working on series that explored such diverse issues as: AIDS in the heartland, the precarious state of rural hospitals, the brain drain from Kansas, the changing nature of families.


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Selected Titles At Your Library

Plastic :
ISBN: 054715240x. OCLC Number: 651911281

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,. .

In this probing look at how plastic built the modern world-- and the price the world has paid for plastic-- journalist Freinkel points out that we're nearing a crisis point and gives readers the tools needed through lively anecdotes and analysis.