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Fritz, Jean

LC control no.n 80009978
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3556.R5697
Personal name headingFritz, Jean
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Variant(s)Guttery, Jean
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedWest Hartford (Conn.) Dobbs Ferry (N.Y.)
Birth date1915-11-16
Death date2017-05-14
Place of birthHankou (Wuhan, China)
Place of deathSleepy Hollow (N.Y.)
Field of activityChildren's literature
Profession or occupationAuthors
Found inHer Bunny Hopewell's first spring, 1954.
Her Surprising myself, c1992: CIP t.p. (Jean Fritz) data sheet (b. 11-16-15; prominent children's bk. author)
New York times WWW site, viewed May 19, 2017 (in obituary published May 17: Jean Fritz; b. Jean Guttery, Nov. 16, 1915, Hankow, China; returned to the U.S. with her family in the late 1920s and was reared in West Hartford, Conn.; m. Michael Fritz, 1941 (d. 1995); d. Sunday [May 14, 2017], Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., aged 101; previously a longtime resident of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.; award-winning writer whose work helped transform historical biographies for children from leaden recitals of battles and dates into warm, human narratives full of quirks and crotchets and satisfyingly strange facts)
Associated languageeng