Josephine Carr





Josephine Carr

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The first thing you ought to know about me is that I go by the nickname, Jody (and, yes, apparently my parents did name me after the character of Jody in The Yearling).

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I grew up in a suburb of Washington, D.C., until I was thirteen years old, when my father accepted a position with the Ford Foundation and I moved to Nairobi, Kenya. My first novel, intended for young adults, drew on my great passion for Kenya. (No Regrets, Dial, 1982). After two years attending Loreto Convent, I went to the College du Leman boarding school in Geneva, Switzerland.

I graduated from Mt. Holyoke College, then received my Master’s degree from Bryn Mawr College, both in the field of English Literature.

During graduate school, I married and had two chil
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Average rating: 2.75 · 503 ratings · 112 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Dewey Decimal System of...
2.72 of 5 stars 2.72 avg rating — 444 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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My Very Own Murder
3.02 of 5 stars 3.02 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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My Beautiful Fat Friend (Cr...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1988
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No Regrets
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1982
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2.62 of 5 stars 2.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Josephine Carr, The Dewey Decimal System of Love

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