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The Girl Pretending to Read Rilke Paperback – 12 Mar 2000


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  • Paperback: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Renaissance Sound and Publications (12 Mar. 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0943485061
  • ISBN-13: 978-0943485065
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.2 x 21.6 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,768,543 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Barbara Riddle received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Brandeis, but in the process of writing her coming-of-age novel "The Girl Pretending to Read Rilke," she became committed to writing as her true vocation. Her passion is helping young women to develop self-confidence and meet all challenges with humor and resilience. A native of New York City, she is currently at work on a memoir of growing up as the child of free-spirited bohemian parents in 1950's Greenwich Village, as well as being involved in the development of "Girl Pretending to Read Rilke" into an independent feature film in the style of "An Education." She divides her time between New York City, St. Petersburg, Florida and her extended family in Sweden. Her daughter Laramie is a filmmaker in Los Angeles and her stepdaughter Simona is a writer in Stockholm. Among her favorite auhtors she lists Jean Rhys, Katherine Mansfield, Nadine Gordiimer, Amy Hempel, Carson McCullers, Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, Truman Capote and Ivan Klima. She blogs at www.poodlesontheroof.com and her website is www.girlpretending.com. You can write to her at poodlesontheroof@gmail.com with your comments or questions. She loves to hear from her readers. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.


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