Individual Author Record
Name: Jane HamiltonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1957 in Oak Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHamilton was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationHamilton spent has spent most of her life in the Midwest. After Hamilton graduated from college in Minnesota, she stopped off on her way to New York for a job in publishing to visit a friend who was working on a farm for the summer. They needed help for picking season so she stayed a month and ended up falling in love her friend's cousin. They married and she now lives on an apple orchard in Rochester, Wisconsin.
*''The Book of Ruth'', Ticknor & Fields, 1988*''A Map of the World'', Doubleday, 1994*''A Short History of a Prince'', Random House, 1998*''Disobedience'', Doubleday, 2000*''When Madeline Was Young: A Novel'', Doubleday, 2006*''Laura Rider's Masterpiece'', Grand Central Publishing, 2009