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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Claire Lombardo  

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Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: Oak Park, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Lombardo was born and raised in Oak Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Claire Lombardo earned her MFA in fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her debut novel, THE MOST FUN WE EVER HAD, debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. Claire has worked as a social worker and most recently taught undergraduate fiction writing at the University of Iowa. She was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and now lives in Philadelphia.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 0385544251. OCLC Number: 1052462126

Doubleday. .

A multi-generational novel in which the four adult daughters of a Chicago couple--still madly in love after forty years--match wits, harbor grudges, and recklessly ignite old rivalries until a long-buried secret threatens to shatter the lives they've built--