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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michael Fain  

Pen Name: Judith Michael - when writing with his wife, Judith Barnard.

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Fain was born in Chicago and currently splits his time between Chicago and Aspen, Colorado.

Biographical and Professional Information

Fain has worked as an engineer for NASA, was president of an electronics company in Canada, and published numerous scientific articles under his own name. He writes with his wife, Judith Barnard under the pen name Judith Michael. Jointly, under their two names, Barnard and Fain published articles on marriage and the family in Redbook, Readers' Digest, Ladies Home Journal, among others.

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