Doumani, Carol 1959-
DOUMANI, Carol 1959-
Born November 5, 1959, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Constantine (an importer of Oriental rugs) and Doris (Nahigian) Gertmenian; married Roy Doumani (a financier), January 1, 2980. Ethnicity: "Armenian." Education: University of Southern California, B.A., 1971.
Home—Venice, CA. Office—c/o Author Mail, Wave Publishing, P.O. Box 688, Venice, CA 90294. E-mail—[email protected].
Novelist and photographer. Wave Publishing, Venice, CA, founder, 1994. Philanthropist and patron of the arts, with husband Roy Doumani.
Brandeis University Distinguished Author award, for Untitled, Nude.
Untitled, Nude (novel), Wave (Venice, CA), 1995.
Chinese Checkers (novel), Wave (Venice, CA), 1996.
Good Enough to Eat: A Collection of Recipes, Wave (Venice, CA), 1999.
Indiscretions (novel), Wave (Venice, CA), 1999.
Taking Heart (novel), Wave (Venice, CA), 1999.
Putting on the Dog: Digital Photos and Canine Wisdom, Wave (Venice, CA), 2000.
Chinese Checkers and Taking Heart were both adapted as audiobooks by Books on Tape.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, May 1, 1996, Mary Carroll, review of Chinese Checkers, p. 1487; March 15, 1999, Vanessa Bush, review of Indiscretions, p. 1289.
Library Journal, November 1, 1996, James Dudley, review of Chinese Checkers, p. 120; March 1, 1999, Sheila M. Riley, review of Indiscretions, p. 108.
Publishers Weekly, February 6, 1995, review of Untitled, Nude, p. 78; May 6, 1996, review of Chinese Checkers, p. 71; February, 1999, review of Indiscretions, p. 194; November 29, 1999, review of Taking Heart, p. 54.