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Lusted, Marcia Amidon 1962-

LUSTED, Marcia Amidon 1962-

PERSONAL: Born May 4, 1962, in Peterborough, NH; married Greg Lusted, 1985; children: three sons. Education: Bradford College, A.A., 1982; Keene State College, B.A., 1984, secondary education certification, 1985.

ADDRESSES: Office—Hancock, NH. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Lucent Books, 10911 Technology Pl., San Diego, CA 92127. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Writer.

MEMBER: Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

WRITINGS:

Time's Passage (fiction), Writers Club Press (Lincoln, NE), 2000.

Building History: The Holy City of Jerusalem, Lucent Books (Detroit, MI), 2002.

Building History: Hoover Dam, Lucent Books (Detroit, MI), 2003.

Building History: The Canals of Venice, Lucent Books (Detroit, MI), 2003.

SIDELIGHTS: Marcia Amidon Lusted told CA: "I have always been interested in history, and writing for the 'Building History' series was a perfect way to break into writing nonfiction. I enjoy doing research and finding the facts I need to produce a good reference book. Children's nonfiction writing is a growing field with a demand for new writers, and it is definitely the best way to become published in the competitive area of writing for children."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

sffworld,http://www.sffworld.com (February 10, 2003), L. A. Solinas, review of Time's Passage.

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