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Libba Bray

Libba Bray (born Martha E. Bray on March 11, 1964 in Alabama) is an author of young adult novels, including the books A Great and Terrible Beauty and Rebel Angels. As of July 2006, she is working on the third book in the trilogy, which is due to be out December 26, 2007. It is to be published under the name The Sweet Far Thing. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 332 × 598 pixel Image in higher resolution (810 × 1460 pixel, file size: 363 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Libba Bray by David Shankbone. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 332 × 598 pixel Image in higher resolution (810 × 1460 pixel, file size: 363 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Libba Bray by David Shankbone. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ... Libba Bray A Great and Terrible Beauty is the first novel in a fantasy trilogy by Libba Bray. ... Rebel Angels is the second book in a fantasy trilogy by Libba Bray. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... Libba Bray The Sweet Far Thing a novel by Libba Bray, to be released in 2007. ...


She lived in Texas until she was 26 years old. After that she moved to New York City, New York, where she now lives with her husband and eight-year-old son. Her father was a preacher and her mother, a teacher. In her autobiography on her official site she states: Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... New York, NY redirects here. ... Preacher is a colloquial term for a clergyman, in particular a local priest, pastor or Minister; one who preaches. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

My dad was a Presbyterian minister. Yes, I am one of those dreaded P.K.s-Preacher's Kids. Be afraid. Be very afraid...:

Biography

At the age of eighteen, Bray was involved in a serious car accident and had to undergo thirteen surgeries in six years to reconstruct her face. She has an artificial left eye due to this accident.[1] This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Bray graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 as a Theatre major. As a budding playwright, she felt it important to be in New York. When her childhood best friend, already living in Manhattan, called saying she was looking for a roommate, Bray was soon on her way to New York. Her first job was in the publicity department of Penguin Putnam, followed by three years at Spier, an advertising agency specializing in book advertising. The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... Template:Unsourced A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is someone who writes dramatic literature or drama. ... NY redirects here. ... Manhattan is a borough of New York City, USA, coterminous with New York County. ... Penguin Group is the second largest trade book publisher in the world. ...


Bray was encouraged to write a young adult novel by her husband, Barry Goldblatt, a children's book agent and Ginee Seo, an editor at Simon & Schuster. Before this, using a pseudonym, she had written three books for 17th Street Press (a publisher of romances). Jane Frank: illustration from Thomas Yoseloffs The Further Adventures of Till Eulenspiegel (1957). ... Jean-François Millet Le Semeur (The Sower) Simon & Schuster logo, circa 1961. ... A pseudonym (Greek pseudo + -onym: false name) is an artificial, fictitious name, also known as an alias, used by an individual as an alternative to a persons true name. ...


Her first novel, A Great and Terrible Beauty became a New York Times bestseller. In November 2006, a video promoting the book was a part of The Book Standard's Teen Book Video Awards.[1] Libba Bray A Great and Terrible Beauty is the first novel in a fantasy trilogy by Libba Bray. ... The New York Times bestseller list is a weekly chart in The New York Times newspaper that keeps track of the best-selling books of the week. ...


Sources

1. Libba Bray's Accident at 18


External links

  • Official website
  • Live Journal
  • Book Video for A Great and Terrible Beauty

 
 

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