Birnie, Lisa Hobbs

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Birnie, Lisa Hobbs

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Lisa (Hobbs) Birnie’s career as a journalist and author has spanned six decades and three continents. She is the author of nine books of nonfiction, including The Death and Life of Sue Rodriguez, and I Saw Red China, which hit the New York Times best-seller list. She has interviewed Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Woody Allen, Clare Boothe Luce, William Shatner, Joan Crawford, Burt Lancaster and Timothy Leary. In Mania’s Memory, the interwoven stories of two women, one a Jewish child in Auschwitz, the other a female Nazi guard, whose lives miraculously reconnect years later, was published in 2010.


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Created December 21, 2015. SS




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