Elizabeth Swados





Elizabeth Swados


Born
in Buffalo, New York, The United States
February 05, 1951

Died
January 05, 2016


Elizabeth Swados (February 5, 1951 – January 5, 2016) was an American writer, composer, musician and theatre director. While some of her subject matter is humorous, such as her satirical look at Ronald Reagan (Rap Master Ronnie) and Doonesbury — both collaborations with Garry Trudeau — much of her work deals with darker issues such as racism, murder and mental illness.

Born February 5, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, Swados wrote about her life in her 1991 autobiography, The Four of Us, A Family Memoir, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Her father, Robert O. Swados, was a successful attorney who helped Seymour H. Knox III convert the local Buffalo Sabres hockey club into a full National Hockey League team. His autobiography, Counsel in the C
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Average rating: 3.89 · 547 ratings · 100 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
My Depression: A Picture Book

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Walking the Dog

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At Play: Teaching Teenagers...

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Hey You! C'mere! A Poetry Slam

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Flamboyant

3.43 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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The Four of Us: A Family Me...

3.52 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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The Girl With The Incredibl...

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Runaways

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The Myth Man

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The Animal Rescue Store

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