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Shirley Streshinsky

Born: 1934 in Alton, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Streshinsky was born and raised in Alton, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1956 with a degree in Journalism.

Biography: Streshinsky 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.

  • In 1969, Streshinsky received

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Shirley Streshinsky on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  A time between /
ISBN: 0586070281 OCLC: 16923093

Grafton, London : 1987, ©1984.

A time between :
ISBN: 9781618580238 OCLC: 813536267

Ambitious and determined, Hallie Duer craves to be at the center of her epoch--with Prohibition and bootleg gin, Model Ts and moving pictures, Red roundups and the routine lynching of Negroes. The old order is in upheaval, and the emerging new order is at last allowing extraordinary women their long-deserved place in the sun. In this uncommon love story, Hallie, a consummate observer by profession, learns to become a passionate participant when she falls in love with a dynamic Irish lawyer, who is married but separated from his wife. The course of their involvement is complicated by Catholic convention and a secret from the past. Cool-headed, self-possessed Hallie experiences an all-consuming love, but pain, disappointment, and forgiveness are part of that passion--

And I Alone Survived /
ISBN: 0525054812 OCLC: 3481982

The true story of a courageous young woman, who, as sole survivor of a plane crash in the High Sierras, spends a grueling ordeal in the mountains.

ISBN: 9781630262747 OCLC: 877844509

Turner Pub Co 2013.

Audubon :
ISBN: 0820320056 OCLC: 37437464

University of Georgia Press, Athens, Ga. : 1998.

Better than fiction 2 :
ISBN: 1743607490 OCLC: 903635268

Join famous fiction writers and up-and-coming authors for this globe-trotting sequel of real-life travel tales. Settings for these true stories- by turns funny, poignant and occasionally unsettling- roam from Azerbaijan to Vietnam, via Iceland, India, Samoa, Scotland and beyond.

  Gift of the Golden Mountain :
ISBN: 9781618580221 OCLC: 813536547

  Gift of the golden mountain.
ISBN: 0285628909 OCLC: 20759390

Souvenir, ©1989.

  Hers the kingdom /
ISBN: 042509801X OCLC: 19964994

Berkley Books, New York : 1986, ©1981.

Hers the kingdom :
ISBN: 9781618580214 OCLC: 813536575

When beautiful young Willa Reade first saw the wild California coast called the Malibu, she knew she had come home. It was here, with her handsome aristocratic husband, Owen, and her crippled sister Lena, that Willa would build her empire, an empire that would grow to shelter the generations of a mighty California dynasty.

Oats! :
ISBN: 0890878080 OCLC: 35017486

Celestial Arts, Berkeley, Calif. : ©1996.

The shores of paradise /
ISBN: 0425133311 OCLC: 26242980

Berkley Books, New York : 1992, ©1991.

  The shores of Paradise :
ISBN: 9781618580245 OCLC: 813537192