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Ann Brashares


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in Virginia, The United States
July 30, 1967

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Ann Brashares grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with three brothers and attended a Quaker school in the D.C. area called Sidwell Friends. She studied Philosophy at Barnard College, part of Columbia University in New York City. Expecting to continue studying philosophy in graduate school, Ann took a year off after college to work as an editor, hoping to save money for school. Loving her job, she never went to graduate school, and instead, remained in New York City and worked as an editor for many years. Ann made the transition from editor to full-time writer with her first novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Ann and her husband live with their three children in New York. ...more

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“The great hits of history go along without the notice of...

“The great hits of history go along without the notice of most. I read about them in books like everybody else.” -My Name is Memory

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Published on July 24, 2013 11:07
Average rating: 3.79 · 1,037,240 ratings · 30,505 reviews · 41 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Sisterhood of the Trave...

3.81 avg rating — 662,356 ratings — published 2001 — 103 editions
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The Second Summer of the Si...

3.79 avg rating — 94,528 ratings — published 2003 — 89 editions
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Girls in Pants: The Third S...

3.83 avg rating — 77,023 ratings — published 2005 — 79 editions
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Forever in Blue: The Fourth...

3.81 avg rating — 74,108 ratings — published 2007 — 59 editions
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Sisterhood Everlasting (Sis...

3.91 avg rating — 35,085 ratings — published 2011 — 31 editions
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My Name Is Memory

3.71 avg rating — 31,349 ratings — published 2010 — 49 editions
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The Last Summer

3.59 avg rating — 30,959 ratings — published 2007 — 43 editions
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The Here and Now

3.28 avg rating — 12,075 ratings — published 2014 — 33 editions
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3 Willows: The Sisterhood G...

3.32 avg rating — 8,007 ratings — published 2009 — 33 editions
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The Whole Thing Together

3.34 avg rating — 5,397 ratings — published 2017 — 30 editions
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“Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.”
Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

“Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”
Ann Brashares, Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

“Maybe, sometimes, it's easier to be mad at the people you trust because you know they'll always love you, no matter what.”
Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

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