Edward Bloor





Edward Bloor

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in Trenton, New Jersey, The United States
October 12, 1950

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Edward (William) Bloor

Personal Information: Born October 12, 1950, in Trenton, NJ; son of Edward William and Mary (Cowley) Bloor; married Pamela Dixon (a teacher), August 4, 1984. Father to a daughter and a son. Education: Fordham University, B.A., 1973.

Career: Novelist and editor. English teacher in Florida public high schools, 1983-86; Harcourt Brace School Publishers, Orlando, FL, senior editor, beginning 1986.

* Tangerine, Harcourt Brace (San Diego, CA), 1997.
* Crusader, Harcourt Brace (San Diego, CA), 1999.
* Story Time, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 2004.
* London Calling, Knopf (New York, NY), 2006.
* Taken, Knopf (New York, NY,) 2007.

Media Adaptations:
Tangerine audiobook, Recorded Books, 2001.
Story Time audiobook, Recorded Books, 2005.
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Tangerine
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Taken
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London Calling
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Story Time
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Crusader
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A Plague Year
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Memory Lane
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Summer of Smoke
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“You get as many chances as you want; as many as you dare to make for yourself.”
Edward Bloor, Taken

“Remember that, lad, if you never remember anything else. We all touch each other's lives, for better or for worse. So say the things you have to say to people while you still have the chance.”
Edward Bloor, London Calling

“I had no night terrors. Maybe when your real life becomes the terror, there's just nothing left to dream about”
Edward Bloor, Taken

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