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Susan Quinn is an award-winning writer of non-fiction books and articles. Born in 1940, she grew up in Chillicothe, Ohio, and graduated from Oberlin College. She began her writing career as a newspaper reporter on a suburban daily outside of Cleveland, following two years as an apprentice actor at the Cleveland Playhouse, a professional repertory company. In 1967, she published her first book under the name Susan Jacobs: a nonfiction account of the making of a Broadway play called On Stage (Alfred A. Knopf). In 1972, after moving to Boston, she became a regular contributor to an alternative Cambridge weekly, The Real Paper, then a contributor and staff writer on Boston Magazine. In 1979, she won the Penney-Missouri magazine award for an investigative article for Boston Magazine on dangerous cargo transported through the city, and the Golden Hammer Award from the National Association of Home Builders for an investigative article on home inspections. She has written articles for many publications, including the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, and Ms Magazine.

Since 1987 Quinn has published three books on scientific and medical subjects and one dealing with artistic and social issues. Her biography of Marie Curie was translated into eight languages and was awarded the Elle Grand prix des lectrices in 1997. She has served as the chair of PEN New England, a branch of the writers’ organization International PEN. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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Total Books: 22
Eleanor and Hick
2017 - Eleanor and Hick [Thorndike Press Large Print Biographies & Memoirs Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781410495709
ISBN-10: 1410495701
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Eleanor and Hick The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady
2016 - Eleanor and Hick the Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady (Audio CD)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780735289383
ISBN-10: 0735289387
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Furious Improvisation How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times
The Deepest Spiritual Life
2002 - The Deepest Spiritual Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781883991449
ISBN-10: 1883991447
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Human Trials Scientists Investors and Patients in the Quest for a Cure
Marie Curie
1999 - Marie Curie (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783458169420
ISBN-10: 3458169423
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Marie Curie A Life
1996 - Marie Curie a Life [Radcliffe Biography Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780201887945
ISBN-10: 0201887940
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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A Mind of Her Own The Life of Karen Horney
1989 - A Mind of Her Own the Life of Karen Horney [Radcliffe Biography Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780201155730
ISBN-10: 0201155737
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Medicine
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A Mind Of Her Own - The Life Of Karen Horney
A Mind of Her Own - the Life of Karen Horney (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780333463932
ISBN-10: 0333463935
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Triad No 75 [A New Playwrights' Network Quality Publication] (Paperback)