Elizabeth Frances Corbett

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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

The Heart of the Village

ASIN: B000J56KUK
Release Date: 1963


Lisa Kennerley's Husband

ASIN: B0017KTR8S
Release Date: 1964


THE CONTINUING CITY

ISBN: 0345207319
Release Date: 1973-01-12

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The crossroads

ASIN: B0006BN5ZU
Release Date: 1965


Harry Martin's Wife

ASIN: B000MOM17O
Release Date: 1967


The Three Lives of Sharon Spence

ASIN: B000OOD1V2
Release Date: 1969


Hotel Belvedere;: A novel

ASIN: B0006DY9Y4
Release Date: 1970


Sunday at Six

ISBN: 0345207327
Release Date: 1973-01-12

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

Deceased

External Links

Elizabeth Frances Corbett on WorldCat

Elizabeth Frances Corbett on Amazon

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