Blume, Lesley M.M. 1975-

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Blume, Lesley M.M. 1975-

PERSONAL:

Born 1975, in New York, NY; mother a concert pianist. Education: Attended Williams College and Oxford University; Cambridge University, M.A. Hobbies and other interests: Travel.

ADDRESSES:

Home and office—New York, NY. Agent—Christine Earle, International Creative Management, 825 8th Ave., New York, NY 10019.

CAREER:

Journalist and novelist. ABC News, New York, NY, researcher and reporter for Nightline based in Washington, DC.

WRITINGS:

Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, Knopf (New York, NY), 2006.

The Rising Star of Rusty Nail, Knopf (New York, NY), 2007.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, July 1, 2006, Francisca Goldsmith, review of Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, p. 55.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, October, 2006, Karen Coats, review of Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, p. 58.

Kirkus Reviews, June 15, 2006, review of Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, p. 631.

Publishers Weekly, September 4, 2006, review of Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, p. 68.

School Library Journal, September, 2006, Tracy Karbel, review of Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, p. 200.

ONLINE

Lesley Blume Home Page,http://www.lesleymmblume.com (April 28, 2007).