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Lorna Jane Cook

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Lorna Jane Cook was born in Redwood City, California, and grew up in Michigan. She graduated from college with a B.A. in social work, and embarked on a career path from Michigan to Philadelphia and Washington D.C., working at at runaway shelter;a group home for teenage girls; an emergency services program; and on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant. Finally, she turned to novel-writing, an obvious trajectory.

To contact her, email info@lornacook.com


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Average rating: 3.34 · 487 ratings · 146 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Outside Wonderland
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 381 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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3.21 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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More of Lorna's books…
“Even if the decisions one made on a given day seemed crazy, it helped to think that all things happened for a mysterious reason.”
Lorna Jane Cook, Outside Wonderland

“Write the book you want to read, the one you cannot find.”
Carol Shields

“The more you respect and focus on the singular and the strange, the more you become aware of the universal and infinite.”
Gail Godwin

“The time to make up your mind about people is never.”
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