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Sara Levine

Born: 1970 In Cleveland, Ohio
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Sara studied English at Northwestern University and now works in Chicago.

Biography: Sara has taught in the MFA in Nonfiction Writing program at the University of Iowa and is now chair of the Writing Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

  • -- Bridport Prize for Fiction

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Sara Levine on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Treasure island
ISBN: 1101990325 OCLC: 918284192

A young boy sets out on a daring adventure when he discovers a treasure map among the posessions of a dying pirate.

  Treasure Island!!! /
ISBN: 1609450612 OCLC: 744291867

"When a college graduate with a history of hapless jobs (ice cream scooper; gift wrapper; laziest ever part-time clerk at the Pet Library) reads Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island, she is dumbstruck by the timid design of her life. ... Convinced that Stevenson's book is cosmically intended for her, she redesigns her life according to its core values: boldness, resolution, independence, and horn-blowing. Accompanied by her mother, her sister, and a hostile Amazon parrot that refuses to follow the script, our heroine embarks on a domestic adventure more frightening than anything she'd originally planned"--Book jacket flap.