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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ann Landers  

Pen Name: Eppie Lederer

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Born: Sioux City, Iowa

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Illinois Connection

Ann Landers lived and worked in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ann Landers began writing her column on October 16, 1955 and had received honorary degrees from 32 universities. In 1980 President carter appointed Ann to serve on the board of the National Cancer Institute for six years and in 1981 President Regan appointed her to the board of the Presidents commission on Drunk Driving. In addition to her newspaper columns was the author of five books.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Since You Ask Me
ISBN: 0138105316

Prentice-Hall. 1983

Ann Landers Talks to Teen-Agers About Sex
ISBN: 0449702103

Fawcett. 1986

The syndicated columnist discusses morality, sex drives, and love and answers typical letters from teenagers

Ann Landers Says "Truth Is Stranger"
ISBN: 013036889X

Prentice Hall Direct. 1982

Collections of letters reprinted from Ann Lander's syndicated column on many subjects important to adults and teenagers

Ann Landers Encyclopedia
ISBN: 0345283953

Ballantine Books. 1979

The Ann Landers Encyclopedia is many books in one--a sensible health guide, a warm and helpful handbook on marital and chid-raising problems, a perfect book for teenagers, a survival guide for families in crisis, a sourcebook for emotional, psychological, sexual and spiritual self-impovement.

Ann Landers Speaks Out
ISBN: 0449133052

Fawcett. 1975

Best of Ann Landers: Her Favorite Letters of All Time
ISBN: 0449912744

Ballantine Books. 1997

"Getting advice from Ann Landers is like chatting with a neighbor across the back fence."


--Los Angeles Times



In a career spanning nearly half a century, Ann Landers has counseled millions of people with her comforting words, wise advice, and no-nonsense answers to some of life's most sensitive, personal, and compelling questions. Now in The Best of Ann Landers, she has chosen her favorite letters from her beloved column. Tackling such diverse topics as marital infidelity, teenage sex, the death of a loved one, and homosexuality, Ann Landers never minces words. So whether she's extending a hand or hauling someone on the carpet--here are the best of the best!



RECIPE FOR A ROTTEN KID


SEX AND THE INTERNET


HOW TO BEAT DEPRESSION


BYLAWS FOR IN-LAWS


THE OTHER WOMAN


NO SEX MARRIAGES


DEAD AT SEVENTEEN


IS IT SAFE TO DO YOUR HOUSEWORK IN THE NUDE?


HOMOSEXUALS, BORN NOT MADE


AND MANY, MANY MORE!




"Her comments carry the ring of wisdom that comes only with age."


--Entertainment Weekly


Awards

-- Albert Lasker Public Service Award