Conran, Shirley (Ida)

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CONRAN, Shirley (Ida)

CONRAN, Shirley (Ida). British, b. 1932. Genres: Novels, Adult nonfiction, Design, Women's studies and issues. Career: Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Conran Fabrics Ltd., 1957-. Editorial Adviser, Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd., London. Home Ed., Daily Mail, London, 1962; Women's Ed., London 1963-68; Women's Ed., Daily Mail, 1968; Design and Promotion Consultant, Westinghouse Kitchens, London, 1969; Columnist, Vanity Fair mag., 1970-71; Life and Styles Ed., Over 21 mag., 1972; Wrote "Survival" series, Daily Mirror, 1974. Handled publicity for Women in Media Equal Rights campaigns, 1972-74. Publications: Superwoman, 1975; Superwoman Yearbook, 1976; Superwoman 2 (in U.S. as Superwoman in Action), 1977; (with E. Sidney) Futures: How to Survive Life after Thirty, 1979; Lace (novel), 1982; The Magic Garden, 1983; Lace 2, 1985; Savages, 1987; Down with Superwoman, 1990; The Amazing Umbrella Shop, 1990; Crimson, 1992; Tiger Eyes, 1994; Starstruck, 1998.

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