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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Crandall  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: in Indiana


Illinois Connection

Crandall lived in Chicago for seven years when first married.

Biographical and Professional Information

Indiana native Susan Crandall's breakout novel is ''Whistling Past the Graveyard''. Her previous works have garnered national awards, including the coveted ''RITA''. With the exception of seven years in Chicago, she's spent her entire life in her Indiana hometown. When not reading, writing or watching movies, Susan spends time with her husband, children and plethora of pets.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- RITA Award for Best First Book and two National Reader's Choice Awards for ''Back Roads'', 2004. RITA nominee for ''On Blue Falls Pond'' in 2007