Cynthia Voigt Biography

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Cynthia Voigt is a writer of impressive productivity. Since her first book in 1981, she has published one book per year, sometimes two. At present, she has written seventeen books for young adults, one for children, and one for adults. Her books are marked by a wide variety of subject matter in which she explores ideas and interests that mirror those of her readers.

Voigt was born February 25, 1942, in Boston, Massachusetts. She was the second of five children, having two sisters, and twin brothers, thirteen years her junior. Her childhood was spent in rural southern Connecticut.

She attended Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Massachusetts, a private girls' boarding school, and later Smith College, where she graduated in 1963.

After graduation she moved to New York City where she worked for an advertising agency. She married her first husband in September 1964. When she encountered difficulty finding a job, she completed...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Come a Stranger from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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