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Occupation  Novelist
Role  Writer
Nationality  American

Period  1993-present
Movies  Range of Motion
Name  Elizabeth Berg
Awards  Oprah's Book Club
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Born  December 2, 1948 (age 67) Saint Paul, Minnesota (1948-12-02)
Books  Open House, The year of pleasures, The Pull of the Moon, Durable Goods, The Art of Mending
Similar People  Z Berg, Anne Lamott, Anita Shreve, George Sand, Alice Hoffman
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Education  University of Minnesota

Author elizabeth berg on her writing process theater her forthcoming book on george sand


Elizabeth Berg (born December 2, 1948) is an American novelist.

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Berg was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, and lived in Boston prior to her residence in Chicago. She studied English at the University of Minnesota, but later ended up with a nursing degree. Her writing career started when she won an essay contest in Parents magazine. Since her debut novel in 1993, her novels have sold in large numbers and have received several awards and nominations, even though some critics have tagged them as sentimental. She won the New England Book Awards in 1997.

The three novels Durable Goods, Joy School, and True to Form form a trilogy about the 12-year-old Katie Nash, in part based on the author's own experience as a daughter in a military family. Most recently, her essay "The Pretend Knitter" appears in the anthology Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, published by W. W. Norton & Company in November 2013.

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