Cynthia Freeman





Cynthia Freeman

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born
in New York City, The United States
January 10, 1915

died
October 22, 1988

gender
female

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Beatrice Cynthia Freeman(January 10, 1915 - October 22, 1988), pseudonym of Bea Feinberg,[1]was anAmericannovelist. She was born inNew York City, where, as a young girl, she began writing books but abandoned writing to pursue a career running aninterior decorationbusiness. When poor health forced her to give up her business, she decided to dust off an old manuscript from childhood but discovered the cleaning lady had thrown it out. From memory, she rewrote the story.

Ms Freeman specialized in multi-generational stories ofJewishfamilies, centering on a female protagonist. Her novel, "No Time For Tears," was No.10 on thelist of bestselling novels in the United Statesfor 1981 as determined by theNew York Times. Her books were translated into th
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Average rating: 3.73 · 1,066 ratings · 92 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
Portraits
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 1979 — 15 editions
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The Last Princess
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 1960 — 14 editions
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A World Full of Strangers
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1976 — 15 editions
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No Time for Tears
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 124 ratings — published 1981 — 13 editions
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Come Pour the Wine
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1980 — 12 editions
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Always and Forever
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1990 — 11 editions
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Seasons of the Heart
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1986 — 13 editions
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The Days of Winter
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1978 — 11 editions
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Illusions of Love
3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1984 — 11 editions
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Fairytales
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1977 — 12 editions
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More books by Cynthia Freeman…
“No matter how omnipotent we think we are, we have damn little power to control our destinies.”
Cynthia Freeman, Illusions of Love

“Where the hell had the years gone by? How had he spent them?

In a strange kind of capitulation, that's how. An acceptance of the very privilege most people spend a lifetime trying to achieve.”
Cynthia Freeman, Illusions of Love

“Yet, til now, her discipline had less to do with her strict Catholic upbringing than the fact that she hadn't met anybody who had aroused her to the point where she felt it was worth risking purgatory.”
Cynthia Freeman, Illusions of Love

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