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Laura Levine

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Grew up in Brooklyn, New York, back when mastodons (and Edsels) still roamed the earth.

Education: Barnard College

First job: Reporter/photographer at a newspaper so small, we had our photos developed in the local camera shop.

Advertising claim to fame: I created Count Chocula and Frankenberry cereals for General Mills.

TV gets invented, and I get a job as a sitcom writer, turning out scripts for shows like The Bob Newhart Show, Three’s Company, Laverne & Shirley, The Love Boat, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Current (and favorite) incarnation: Author of Jaine Austen mysteries.

Marital status: Wedded blissfully to business journalist Mark Lacter (aka Mr. Hubby), whose insightful coverage of the Los Angeles business scene can
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message 6: by Laura

Laura Levine I've totally missed the holidays, so Happy St. Patrick's day to you, Donna!


message 5: by Donna

Donna Thank you Laura for accepting my friend request on Goodreads.
Happy Holidays to you.
Donna


message 4: by Laura

Laura Levine Nora-adrienne wrote: "Thanks for letting this Brooklyn girl be your goodread's friend."

My pleasure, Nora!


message 3: by Laura

Laura Levine Thomas wrote: "Hello, Laura.

Your books have gotten me through many rough patches. Thanks for the laugh out loud, feel-good moments. I pre-ordered MURDER HAS NINE LIVES. I love Jaine and Prozac and Lance. Keep ..."


Thanks for the kind words, Thomas! They are much appreciated!
Laura L


Nora-adrienne Thanks for letting this Brooklyn girl be your goodread's friend.


Thomas Bruso Hello, Laura.

Your books have gotten me through many rough patches. Thanks for the laugh out loud, feel-good moments. I pre-ordered MURDER HAS NINE LIVES. I love Jaine and Prozac and Lance. Keep writing!


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