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Mary Ann Shaffer (1934–2008)

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Mary Ann Shaffer was an American writer, editor, librarian, and a bookshop worker. She was born on December 13, 1934 in West Virginia. She later moved to California where she married and raised two daughters. She worked in the public libraries of San Anselmo, San Rafael and Larkspur. She then moved vis mere on to become an editor at Harper & Row. She is known for her posthumously published work The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, which she wrote with her niece, Annie Barrows. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Kanonisk navn
Shaffer, Mary Ann
Juridisk navn
Shaffer, Mary Ann Fiery
Fødselsdato
1934-12-13
Dødsdag
2008-02-16
Køn
female
Nationalitet
VS
Land (til kort)
USA
Fødested
Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA
Dødssted
San Anselma, California, USA
Bopæl
Martinsburg, West Virginia, Verenigde Staten
Erhverv
writer
librarian
editor
bookseller
Relationer
Barrows, Annie (niece)
Agent
Liza Dawson
Kort biografi
Mary Ann Shaffer (December 13, 1934 – February 16, 2008) was an American writer, editor, librarian, and a bookshop worker. She is noted for her posthumously published work The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, which she wrote with her niece, Annie Barrows.

Mary Ann Fiery was born on December 13, 1934 in Martinsburg, West Virginia. She had an older sister, Cynthia. They were raised in nearby Romney, West Virginia, but moved back to Martinsburg and went to high school there. Mary Ann is an alumna of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She married Carl Richard Shaffer in 1956, and in 1958 they moved to California, where they raised two daughters, Morgan and Liz. She worked in the public libraries of San Anselmo; Larkspur; and San Rafael during her career. She also worked at Harper & Row, advancing from a receptionist position to an editor's chair.

She died at her home in San Anselmo on February 16, 2008.

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