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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bari Wood  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1936 in Jacksonville, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Wood was born in Jacksonville, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wood was a writer. She worked as editor and bibliographer for the American Cancer Society and is a former editor for ''Drug Therapy'' magazine. She is also the author of three screenplays. Her book ''Twins'' was adapted into a film entitled ''Dead Ringers'' which was directed by David Cronenberg and starred Jeremy Irons and her book "Doll's Eyes" was also adapted for the screen under the title, "In Dreams".

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-- Putnam Prize, 1975, for The Killing Gift.