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Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Karyn E. Bosnak  

Pen Name: Karyn Bosnak

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1972 in Waukegan, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.karynbosnak.com/
-- Karyn E. Bosnak on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=karyn+e.+bosnak


Illinois Connection

Bosnak was born in Waukegan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karyn Bosnak was a television producer from 1996-2000 for Telepictures in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to New York in 2000 to be a television producer for ''King World Productions.'' Today Karyn lives in Los Angeles, California.


Published Works

  • Save Karyn: One Shopaholic's Journey to Debt and Back, HarperPerennial, 2003
  • 20 Times a Lady, HarperCollins, 2006
  • What's Your Number?, Corgi Books, 2011


Selected Titles At Your Library

Save Karyn :
ISBN: 0060558199. OCLC Number:

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Drowning in $20,000 worth of credit card debt, shopaholic Bosnak asked strangers for money online--and it worked.

20 times a lady :
ISBN: 0060828358. OCLC Number:

Harper,. New York :. ©2006.

In this smart, hilarious novel, a 29-year-old Manhattanite who's obsessed with her "number"--She's vowed not to have sex with more than 20 men--learns how many men it takes to find true love.

What's your number? /
ISBN: 055216500X. OCLC Number:

Corgi,. London :. 2011.


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