Cynthia Freeman





Cynthia Freeman


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

Died
October 22, 1988

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Beatrice Cynthia Freeman  (January 10, 1915 - October 22, 1988), pseudonym of Bea Feinberg, was an  American  novelist. She was born in  New York City, where, as a young girl, she began writing books but abandoned writing to pursue a career running an  interior decoration business. 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 of  Jewish  families, centering on a female protagonist. Her novel, "No Time For Tears," was No.10 on the list of bestselling novels in the United States for 1981 as determined by the New York Times. Her books were tr
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Average rating: 3.8 · 2,092 ratings · 165 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Portraits

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 427 ratings — published 1979 — 16 editions
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A World Full of Strangers

3.99 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 1975 — 16 editions
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No Time for Tears

3.78 avg rating — 241 ratings — published 1981 — 16 editions
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The Last Princess

3.48 avg rating — 261 ratings — published 1960 — 15 editions
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Always and Forever

3.65 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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Come Pour the Wine

3.72 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1980 — 13 editions
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Seasons of the Heart

3.76 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1986 — 14 editions
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The Days of Winter

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 1978 — 14 editions
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Illusions of Love

3.43 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1984 — 13 editions
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Fairytales

3.66 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1977 — 13 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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