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Lori Smith

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Lori Smith is the author of The Jane Austen Guide to Life, A Walk with Jane Austen, and The Single Truth. She is an adorer of Jane Austen and a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. She feels connections to Austen on many levels—as a writer, a single woman, an Anglican, and as someone struggling with a mysterious chronic illness. She spent a month in England tracing Austen’s life before writing A Walk with Jane Austen, which received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and the Jane Austen Regency World Award for best nonfiction.

Smith’s writing has also appeared in Washington Post Book World, Publishers Weekly, Beliefnet.com, Skirt! and Today’s Christian Woman.

Lori lives in Northern Virginia with her sweet but stubborn Eng

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Average rating: 3.33 · 886 ratings · 167 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
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Excerpt from The Jane Austen Guide to Life (Biographies & Memoirs)
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Description: This excerpt includes several sections from Chapter 13: Finding Joy and Laughter, from The Jane Austen Guide to Life.

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