Karr, Kathleen

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KARR, Kathleen

KARR, Kathleen. American, b. 1946. Genres: Romance/Historical, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Writer. Barrington High School, RI, English and speech teacher, 1968-69; curator, Rhode Island Historical Society Film Archives, 1970-71; American Film Institute, Washington, DC, archives assistant, 1971-72, member of catalog staff, 1972; Washington Circle Theatre Corp., general manager, 1973-78; Circle/Showcase Theatres, Washington, DC, advertising director, 1979-83, director of public relations, 1984-88; Circle Management Company/Circle Releasing, Washington, DC, public relations staff member, 1988-93. George Washington University, asst professor, 1979, 1980-81. Lecturer or instructor in film and communications at institutions and at film and writing conferences. Publications: FICTION FOR CHILDREN: It Ain't Always Easy, 1990; Oh, Those Harper Girls!, 1992; Gideon and the Mummy Professor, 1993; The Cave, 1994; In the Kaiser's Clutch, 1995; Go West, Young Women!, 1996; Phoebe's Folly, 1996; Spy in the Sky, 1997; Oregon, Sweet Oregon, 1998; Gold-Rush Phoebe, 1998; The Great Turkey Walk, 1998; The Lighthouse Mermaid, 1998; Man of the Family, 1999; Skullduggery, 2000; The Boxer, 2000; It Happened in the White House, 2000; Playing with Fire, 2001; Bone Dry, 2002; The 7th Knot, 2003; Gilbert & Sullivan Set Me Free, 2003; Exiled: Memoirs of a Camel, 2004. ROMANCE NOVELS FOR ADULTS: Light of My Heart, 1984; From This Day Forward, 1985; Chessie's King, 1986; Destiny's Dreamers, Book I: Gone West, 1993, Book II: The Promised Land, 1993. EDITOR: The American Film Heritage: Views from the American Film Institute Collection, 1972. Author of short films. Contributor to journals and texts. Address: c/o Tracey Adams, McIntosh & Otis, 353 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]