Jodi Picoult (Author of My Sisters Keeper)
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My parents were They still are, and I think they were great role models for me because they complete each other. The household I grew up in I grew up in suburbia, and all the houses [looked] exactly the same. I never noticed till I went back there with my husband. When I was a child I wanted to be
The Sarah Josepha Hale Award has been presented annually since and is a New England award given by the trustees of the Richards Free Library Newport, NH in recognition of a distinguished body of work in the field of literature and letters. The event is free and open to the public. January 5, A panel convened in October to ask the question: who among Princeton's living alumni is doing the most to shape the world of ? They proceeded to identify today's 25 most influential alumni. Jodi is tied at 10 with David E.
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She was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in She has described her family as "non-practicing Jewish". Picoult's mother and grandmother were both teachers, and she says that their influence on her was very important. She studied creative writing at Princeton University with Mary Morris , and graduated in She published two short stories in Seventeen magazine while still in college. Immediately after graduation, she began a variety of jobs, ranging from editing textbooks to teaching eighth-grade English.
Jodi Picoult is a bestselling author of literary fiction, although many have called her books women's fiction. Jodi Picoult's books are quick paced and controversial. Is the woman behind the books as provocative? Picoult's family moved to New Hampshire when she was Although she left New Hampshire for college and her early jobs, she settled there again as a married woman. Picoult studied writing at Princeton University, where she earned her bachelor's degree.