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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Edith Freund  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1931


Illinois Connection

Freund was born and raised in Peoria. She lived in Arlington Heights as an adult.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edith Freund was a poet, Illinois historian and journalist. She was a reporter in Arlington Heights.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Chicago Girls
ISBN: 0671552384

Pocket Books. 1985

At the 1892 Chicago World's Fair, the paths of millionaires, merchants, suffragettes, and courtesans converge and heiress Margaret Marsh and courtesan Gertrude Jahn seek a reliable security and an escape from shame