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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Plesant DeSpain  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction

Born: 1943 in Denver, Colorado

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Plesant recieved a BS and MS from Southern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Pleasant DeSpain has taught speech, literature, and drama at university and in public schools, has written, produced, and hosted an award-winning television program on KING-TV in Seattle, and was officially proclaimed "Seattle's Resident Storyteller" by the mayor.


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