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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Murial Canfield  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Canfield was born in Oak Park and raised in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Muriel Canfield is a free-lance writer, who has four books published and a variety of articles in magazines. She has a degree in English Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.Canfield has a heart for battered women. Besides doing volunteer counseling at a battered women's shelter, she has co facilitated a support group and served as a court advocate for battered women.

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