Lois duncan (born lois duncan steinmetz) was an american writer and novelist, known primarily for her books for children and young adults, in particular (and some times controversially considering her young readership) crime thrillers duncan's parents were the noted magazine photographers lois. Looking for books by lois duncan see all books authored by lois duncan, including killing mr griffin, and i know what you did last summer, and more on thriftbookscom. Lois duncan, the young adult author known for suspense novels, has died at her home near sarasota, fla in an eerie case of life imitating art, duncan's 18-year -old daughter kaitlyn arquette was shot to death in 1989 in albuquerque, where the family lived for decades the case remains unsolved. Lois duncan - brief biography lois duncan steinmetz was born on april 28, 1934 in philadelphia, pa her parents, joseph janney and lois steinmetz were both magazine photographers ms duncan attended duke university from 1952 — 1953 she later received a ba from the university of new mexico in 1977.
Whether you were a fan of her thrillers, like i know what you did last summer, or preferred more lighthearted fare like hotel for dogs, lois duncan's both of her parents were well-known within the industry, but joseph janney steinmetz was published in life, the saturday evening post, time, and town. Lois duncan, writer: i know what you did last summer lois duncan was born on april 28, 1934 in philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa as lois duncan steinmetz she was a writer, known for i know what you did last summer (1997), i still know what you did last summer (1998) and i know what you did last summer. Lois duncan and her novel debutante hill (lizzie long before ya literature was a massive category of books yielding an unending stream of blockbuster movies, lois duncan was a writer whose the social interactions, the competition and ostracizing of people, they're all still there in the teenage life.
And he sent us kait long before kait was born, lois was an aspiring writer growing up in sarasota when it was just a lazy speck of a beach town by the time she was 30, she had left for duke university, dropped out, gotten married, and gotten divorced she had two young daughters and a son who,. Lois duncan steinmetz (april 28, 1934 – june 15, 2016), known as lois duncan, was an american writer, novelist, poet, and journalist she is best known for her young-adult novels, and has been credited by historians as a pioneering figure in the development of young adult fiction, particularly in the genres of horror, thriller. Santa fe, nm — lois duncan was perhaps best-known for her pioneering suspense novels that captivated more than one generation of young readers, including “i know what you did last summer,” which became a movie with a sequel but the prolific writer of nearly 50 titles also chronicled her deeply. Lois duncan, who held generations of young readers spellbound with “i know what you did last summer,” “killing mr griffin” and a raft of other popular “ lois duncan breaks some new ground in a novel without sex, drugs or black leather jackets,” young adult author richard peck wrote in the new york.
Lois duncan, the beloved young adult author who wrote as many as 48 books and spent the last 30 years searching for the true killer of her youngest daughter, died this week at but of course duncan's interest in both psychic phenomena and true crime had a real-life basis, and real-life implications. Biography lois duncan grew up in sarasota, florida, the daughter of internationally known magazine photographers, joseph and lois steinmetz she has one younger brother from early childhood, she knew she wanted to be a writer she submitted her first story to a magazine at the age of ten and made her first sale at.
Visit amazoncom's lois duncan page and shop for all lois duncan books check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of lois duncan. About lois duncan lois duncan (1934–2016) is best known for her psychological suspense novels she received multiple awards from the mystery writers of america and was the 1991 recipient of the young adult library services association's margaret a edwards award sponsored by school library more about lois. I'm just beginning to realize the flickering presence lois duncan's books still play in my imagination, decades after discovering them most of my reading life, age nine to twelve especially, seemed to be in search of books that somehow conveyed for me, as movies did, a world as dark and tangled and.
Celebrated author lois duncan, best known for such popular suspense novels for young adults as killing mr griffin and i know what you did last summer, died at her florida home on june 15 she was 82 duncan was born lois duncan steinmetz on april 28, 1934 in philadelphia to joseph and lois. Brett's website: dubbed, the father of the drone thriller, brett duncan arquette was born in 1960 and anointed with his mother's pen name duncan, given to him by award winning author lois duncan during her career, his mother lois has written over 32 best selling young adult books, some of.
My favorite duncan ya–read when i actually was a ya–is ransom, first published in 1966, retitled five were missing for paperback when i read it in have tossed in a couple of references to cell phones to make the book seem new, although other references to the “swarthy” bad guy remind us that the. Results 1 - 20 of 47 visit lois duncan's page at barnes & noble® and shop all lois duncan books explore books by author, series, or genre today and receive free shipping on orders $25 & up. Lois duncan is a popular author of young adult mysteries duncan received the prestigious margaret a edwards award, jointly sponsored by the school library journal and the young adult library services association, for her lifetime contributions to the field of young adult literature. (born lois duncan steinmetz has also written under the pseudonym lois kerry) american editor and author of nonfiction, juvenile fiction, juvenile poetry, young adult novels, young adult short stories, and picture books asphalt paving contractor - find a pro in 3 easy steps 1 tell us about your project 2 enter your info 3.