Individual Author Record
Name: Shirley StreshinskyPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1934 in Alton, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionStreshinsky was born and raised in Alton, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1956 with a degree in Journalism.
Biographical and Professional InformationStreshinsky has lived in Northern California, first in San Francisco in 1959, then across the Bay in Kensington in Berkeley Hills. She was married to photojournalist Ted Streshinsky and workded with im as a team on many magazine articles, until his death in 2003. She also traveled widely as a travel journalist. Shirley recently completed what she calls her "Midwestern" novel, titled ''Walking to England''. She is currently working on a biography of three women who were central to the life ot J. Robert Oppenheimer of atomic bomb fame.
*''(With Lauren Elder) And I Alone Survived'', Dutton, New York City, 1978*''Hers the Kingdom'', Putnam, 1986*''A Time Between'', Putnam, 1987*''The Gift of the Golden Mountain'', Villard, Random House, 1989*''The Shores of Paradise'', Putnam, 1991*''Audubon, Life and Art in the American Wilderness (biography)'', Villard, Random House, 1993*''(With daughter, Maria Streshinsky) Oats, A Book of Whimsey, Celestial Arts'', Berkeley, 1996