Andrea Barrett Biography | Author of The English Pupil

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Nationality 1: American

Birthdate: 1954

Andrea Barrett was born on November 16, 1954, in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Walter Barrett and Jacquelyn Knifong. She grew up on Cape Cod, within walking distance of the ocean and always had a love of the sea.

Barrett did not finish her high school education. In the fall of her junior year, she started applying to colleges, and she left high school at the end of her junior year. She was accepted by Union College in Schenectady, New York, without a high school diploma. Barrett graduated from Union College with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

Barrett planned to become a biologist and enrolled in graduate studies in zoology at the University of Massachusetts. But she dropped out during the first semester. Later, she took graduate classes in medieval and Reformation theological history.

It was not until after her formal studies that...

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