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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rita Dragonette  

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction History




Illinois Connection

Dragonette lives and writes in Chicago, where she also hosts literary salons to showcase authors and their new books to avid readers.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rita Dragonette is a writer who, after spending nearly thirty years telling the stories of others as an award-winning public relations executive, has returned to her original creative path. The Fourteenth of September, her debut novel, is based upon personal experiences on campus during the Vietnam War, and she is currently at work on her next two books: a World War II novel based upon her interest in the impact of war on and through women, and a memoir in essays.

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