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Belva Plain (1915–2010)


She graduated from Barnard College in 1939 with a history degree. The following year, she sold her first story to Cosmopolitan magazine. See more trivia »

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Evergreen Writer


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 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (novel)

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Other Works:

(novel) "After The Fire". New York: Delacorte Press, 2000. ISBN-10: 0385334702; ISBN-13: 9780385334709 See more »

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Personal Quote:

I got sick of reading the same old story, told by Jewish writers, of the same old stereotypes -- the possessive mothers, the worn-out fathers, all the rest of the neurotic rebellious unhappy self-hating tribe. I wanted to write a different novel about Jews -- and a truer one.


Did not begin her writing career until she was in her 60s. See more »

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