Arlene Alda

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Arlene Alda

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Arlene Alda graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hunter College, received a Fulbright Scholarship, and realized her dream of becoming a professional clarinetist, playing in the Houston Symphony under the baton of Leopold Stokowski. She switched careers when her children were young and became an award-winning photographer and author who has written nineteen books, including Just Kids from the Bronx. She is the mother of three daughters and the grandmother of eight. She and her husband, actor Alan Alda, live in New York City and Long Island.

Average rating: 3.68 · 991 ratings · 206 reviews · 23 distinct worksSimilar authors
Just Kids from the Bronx: T...

3.73 avg rating — 309 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Last Days of MASH

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4.49 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Iris Has a Virus

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Here a Face, There a Face

3.16 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2008
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Except the Color Grey

2.98 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Lulu's Piano Lesson

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3.23 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2010
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Did You Say Pears?

3.91 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Hello, Good-bye

3.03 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Hurry Granny Annie

3.43 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Sheep, Sheep, Sheep, Help M...

4.16 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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The book is extremely informative, with good details of how the NYC schools were overhauled. It's an inspiring and riveting story of hard work and honest dedication. Not only is the content wonderful, but so is the writing. I can recommend this book ...more
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