December 5, 2012 • lois duncan's 1979 novel, daughters of eve, takes revenge to a whole new level author mary stewart atwell explains why this classic novel is still relevant. Lois lowry is a popular children's book author responsible for such critically acclaimed titles as 'the giver' and 'number the stars' synopsis author lois lowry was born on march 20, 1937, in. In 1982, the novel was selected as an american library association best book for young adults terry lawhead from the school library journal thought the autobiography reads easily, like one of her novels and that she has a good hold on her adolescence. Lois duncan (1934-2016) was born in philadelphia, pa, and grew up in sarasota, fl she knew from early childhood that she wanted to be a writer she submitted her first story to a magazine at age 10 and became published at 13. Biography lois duncan grew up in sarasota, florida, the daughter of internationally known magazine photographers, joseph and lois steinmetz.
Lois duncan is an american novelist and author of teen mystery novels she has penned more than fifty novels and is the recipient of the margaret a edwards award. Biography reference bank 1/21/10 duncan, lois apr 28, 1934- american young adult novelist people's publications, particularly for seventeen, d. Lois arquette wrote successful teen thrillers like i know what you did last summer under the name lois duncan until 1989, when her daughter was murdered what followed was a twisted tale, with a. Books and awards national and regional awards for a body of work margaret a edwards award for a distinguished body of work for young adults, from the young adult services committee of the american library association and the school library journal-- l992.
Duncan's parents were the noted photographers lois steinmetz and joseph janney steinmetz she was born in philadelphia pennsylvania , but grew up in sarasota , florida duncan started writing and submitting manuscripts to magazines at the age of ten, and when she was thirteen succeeded in selling her first story. The beloved writer of ya novels has died at 82 novelist megan abbott recalls lois duncan's grip on the imaginations of a generation of american women. Lois duncan (born lois duncan steinmetz) was an american writer and novelist, known primarily for her books for children and young adults, in particular (and some times controversially considering her young readership) crime thrillers.
- lois duncan - brief biography lois duncan steinmetz was born on april 28, 1934 in philadelphia, pa her parents, joseph janney and lois steinmetz were both magazine photographers. Lois duncan steinmetz (28 april 1934 - 15 june 2016) was an american novelist, poet, and journalist who primarily wrote young adult literature and horror and suspense novels, many of which—including i know what you did last summer, summer of fear, and killing mr griffin—were adapted into feature films.
Lois duncan steinmetz (april 28, 1934 - june 15, 2016), known as lois duncan, was an american writer, novelist, poet, and journalist she is best known for her young-adult novels , and has been credited by historians as a pioneering figure in the development of young adult fiction, particularly in the genres of horror , thriller , and suspense. They never came home is a 1968 mystery-thriller novel by lois duncan the novel was nominated for an edgar allan poe award. Lois duncan was a pioneer in the genre of teen suspense books like down a dark hall scared generations of readers courtesy of ig publishing hide caption. The american children's author lois duncan, who has died aged 82, was best known for her literary young adult thrillers i know what you did last summer (1973) and killing mr griffin (1978.
Get this from a library chapters : my growth as a writer [lois duncan] -- the author recounts the experiences from her childhood, adolescence, and marriage which have been incorporated into her fictional stories and poems. 10 facts about author lois duncan by stacy conradt july 26, 2016 getty images whether you were a fan of her thrillers, like i know what you did last summer, or preferred more lighthearted fare.
Lois duncan was born on april 28, 1934 in philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa as lois duncan steinmetz she was a writer, known for i know what you did last summer (1997), i still know what you did last summer (1998) and i know what you did last summer. Duncan's work has been chosen as american library association best books for young adults she has received five special awards from the mystery writers of america and is a recipient of the margaret a edwards award. Authors like lois duncan lois duncan author of 59 books including i know what you did last summer.