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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Cyndee Schaffer  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


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Illinois Connection

Schaffer lives in Northbrook. She graduated from Northwestern University and DePaul University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cyndee Schaffer is a technical writer and the editor of the newsletter for the Midwest Writers Association. She collaborated with her mother, [http://www.illinoisauthors.org/authors/Mollie_Weinstein_Schaffer Mollie Weinstein Schaffer], to publish the book, ''Mollie's War,'' which highlights her mother's letters home and provides a historic reflection of Mollie's two years in the Women's Army Corp.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Cyndee shares her motherís story by speaking to various groups including veterans groups, libraries, senior living facilities, womenís groups, menís clubs and other organizations. She discusses the writing adventure from inspiration to publication.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Mollie's war :
ISBN: 0786447915. OCLC Number: 609716010

McFarland & Co.,. .

"This memoir describes the life of a WAC enlistee who would serve in England when it came under attack, France immediately after the invasion, and Germany after VE Day. From her experience in basic training to her return home, this text provides a glimpse into the life of a woman in uniform during this time in American history"--Provided by publisher.