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Sarah Bird is an American novelist, screenwriter, and journalist. She was born in 1949 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her father was an officer in the US Air Force, and her family (a "Catholic family of eight" ), including her mother, Colista Bird, travelled with him around the US and the world during her childhood. Sarah's mother recognized signs of her daughter's creative storytelling talent as young as kindergarten.

She attended the University of New Mexico, earning a BA there in 1973. Moving to the University of Texas at Austin, she went on to receive an MA in journalism there in 1976.. She is married to George Jones, and has one son, Gabriel Bird-Jones, born in 1989. The family lives in Austin, Texas.

During the mid-eighties, Bird was a founding contributing-editor to Austin's Third Coast Magazine, for which she wrote numerous feature and humor articles.

Bird's first published novel was Do Evil Cheerfully, a mystery (as Sarah McCabe Bird).

In 1986, her comic novel The Alamo House was published based on her experience as a graduate student at the University of Texas.

Bird wrote five romance novels between writing Alamo House and Boyfriend School - these were published under the pseudonym Tory Cates. Bird later wrote the screen play for the movie Don't Tell Her It's Me (1990, starring Shelley Long and Steve Guttenberg), adapting the Boyfriend School novel.

The Boyfriend School was published by Ballantine in 1989 and The Mommy Club in 1991, were both humorous novels drawing on Bird's life experiences. In addition to novels, Bird has written screenplays for television and magazine articles for national women's magazines. She writes a column for Texas Monthly. Virgin of the Rodeo was published in 1999.

Bird was named Austin's best author in 2001 by the Austin Chronicle, the year she also published The Yokota Officers Club, a novel that draws on her experiences as military brat. She has also written screenplays for the National Geographic Channel and Hallmark, as well as the CBS movie "Yesterday's Children."

Her latest novel, The Flamenco Academy, came out in 2006; a new novel, How Perfect Is That, was published by Knopf in June 2008.

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Total Books: 45
Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen A Novel
2020 - Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781250193179
ISBN-10: 1250193176
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
2018 - Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen [Thorndike Press Large Print Basic] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781432856106
ISBN-10: 1432856103
Genre: Literature & Fiction

QA Your Life Story the Easy Way
2016 - Qa Your Life Story the Easy Way (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781534806269
ISBN-10: 1534806261
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

A Love Letter to Texas Women
2016 - A Love Letter to Texas Women (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781477309490
ISBN-10: 1477309497
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction

Above the East China Sea
2015 - Above the East China Sea [Vintage] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781101873861
ISBN-10: 1101873868
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Above the East China Sea A novel
2014 - Above the East China Sea a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780385350112
ISBN-10: 0385350112
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Gap Year
2012 - The Gap Year (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781451678765
ISBN-10: 1451678762
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

How Perfect Is That
2009 - How Perfect Is That (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781439123089
ISBN-10: 143912308X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

The Flamenco Academy
2007 - The Flamenco Academy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345462381
ISBN-10: 0345462386
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Alamo House
2003 - Alamo House (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345460073
ISBN-10: 0345460073
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

The Yokota Officers Club
2002 - The Yokota Officers Club (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345452771
ISBN-10: 0345452771
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

Virgin of the Rodeo
1999 - Virgin of the Rodeo (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780803261693
ISBN-10: 0803261691
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

The Hidden Places of Lancashire Including the Isle of Man
1998 - The Hidden Places of Lancashire Including the Isle of Man [The Hidden Places Travel Guides] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902007151
ISBN-10: 1902007158

The Mommy Club
1992 - The Mommy Club (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440504498
ISBN-10: 044050449X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Boyfriend School
1989 - Boyfriend School (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780385246941
ISBN-10: 0385246943
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

Alamo House
1988 - Alamo House (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671645243
ISBN-10: 0671645242
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Alamo House Women Without Men Men Without Brains
1986 - Alamo House Women Without Men Men Without Brains (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780393023237
ISBN-10: 0393023230
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Where Aspens Quake
1983 - Where Aspens Quake (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780373536252
ISBN-10: 0373536259

Teammates for Life Grade 2 [McGraw-Hill Leveled Books] (Paperback)
The Mommy Club
The Mommy Club (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345460110
ISBN-10: 0345460111
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

The Yokota Officers Club  A Novel
The Yokota Officers Club a Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781402534904
ISBN-10: 1402534906

Yokota Officers Club
Yokota Officers Club (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781417648177
ISBN-10: 1417648171

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