Secunda, Victoria (H.)

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SECUNDA, Victoria (H.)

SECUNDA, Victoria (H.). American, b. 1939. Genres: Biography, Adult non-fiction, Psychology, Self help. Career: Newsweek, NYC, administrative assistant and researcher, 1962-64; Columbia Broadcasting System News, NYC, researcher, 1964-68; Public Broadcasting Service, NYC, associate producer, 1968-69; The Patent Trader, Mt. Kisco, NY, columnist, 1970-74; Reader's Digest, Pleasantville, NY, editor, 1975-77; Gannett Newspapers, White Plains, NY, columnist, 1977-84; free-lance journalist; author. Speaker at conferences and workshops. Guest on radio and television shows. Member of Matilda Cuomo's New York State Citizens Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1991-94. Publications: NONFICTION: (coauthor) Good Housekeeping Women's Almanac, 1977; Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen: The Life of Sholom Secunda (biography), 1982; By Youth Possessed: The Denial of Age in America, 1984; (co-author) Winning with Kids, 1988; When You and Your Mother Can't Be Friends: Resolving the Most Complicated Relation- ship of Your Life, 1990; Women and Their Fathers: The Sexual and Romantic Impact of the First Man in Your Life, 1992; When Madness Comes Home: Help and Hope for Families of the Mentally Ill, 1998; Losing Your Parents, Finding Your Self: The Defining Turning Point of Adult Life, 2000. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Elaine Markson, Elaine Markson Agency, 44 Greenwich Ave., New York, NY 10011, U.S.A.