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Revision as of 06:26, 20 October 2011

General Information

Name: Elizabeth Frances Corbett

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1887 in Aurora, Illinois

Deceased: 1981 in Manhattan, NY

Illinois Connection

Elizabeth was born in Illinois but grew up on the grounds of a Civil War veterans' home near Milwaukee where her father worked.

Biographical and Professional Information

Elizabeth was a poet and author and she wrote historical novels that were often set during the Civil War. After her father's death in 1927, she and her mother moved to New York City. Corbett has authored more than 50 novels. She has also written short stories, plays, and many articles. Her best known character is the spry octogenarian, Mrs. Meigs,

Published Works

The Heart of the Village, Appleton-Century, 1963

Lisa Kennerley's Husband, Appleton-Century, 1964

Anniversary, Appleton-Century, 1964

The Continuing City-Originally published in 1965, Ballentine Books, 1974

The Crossroads, Appleton-Century, 1965

The Old Callahan Place,, Appleton-Century, 1966

Harry Martin's Wife, Meredith Corp, 1967

The Three Lives of Sharon Spence,, Meredith Corp., 1969

Hotel Belvidere, Hawthorn Books, 1970

Sunday at Six, Ballentine Books, 1973

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Lisa Kennerley's Husband

Release Date: 1964

The Three Lives of Sharon Spence

Release Date: 1969

Hotel Belvedere;: A novel

ASIN: B0006DY9Y4
Release Date: 1970

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)


External Links

Elizabeth Frances Corbett on WorldCat

Elizabeth Frances Corbett on Amazon


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