Authors

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Anne Parrish

Anne Parrish was an American novelist and writer of children's books. She was a runner-up for the Newbery Medal three times from 1925 to 1951.

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Anne Perry

Anne Perry is an English author of historical detective fiction. Perry was convicted of the murder of her friend's mother in 1954.

Type: Novelist, authorNationality: British

Anne Ramsey

Angelina Ramsey (March 27, 1929 – August 11, 1988) was an American stage, television, and film actress. She portrayed Mama Fratelli in The Goonies (1985) and Mrs. Lift, mother of Danny DeVito's protagonist, in Throw Momma from the Train (1987). The latter film saw Ramsey nominated for a Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Type: stage actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Anne Rice

Anne Rice is an American author of metaphysical gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica. She is perhaps best known for her popular and influential series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat.

Type: NovelistNationality: American

Anne Ridler

Anne Barbara Ridler OBE was a British poet, and Faber and Faber editor, selecting the Faber A Little Book of Modern Verse with T. S. Eliot. Her Collected Poems were published in 1994. She turned to libretto work and verse plays; it was later in life that she earned official recognition, receiving an OBE in 2001.

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Anne Rivers Siddons

Anne Rivers Siddons is an American novelist who writes stories set in the southern United States.

Type: NovelistNationality: American

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot

Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune was a French economist and statesman. A physiocrat, he is today best remembered as an early advocate for economic liberalism.

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Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune

Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune was a French economist and statesman. A physiocrat, he is today best remembered as an early advocate for economic liberalism.

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Anne Robinson

Anne Josephine Robinson is an English television presenter and journalist, known for her assertive views and acerbic style of presenting. She was one of the presenters on the long-running British series Watchdog from 1993 to 2001 before returning in 2009. She gained notoriety as the hostess of the BBC television game show The Weakest Link which has earned her the nickname Queen of Mean.

Type: Celebrity, broadcaster, journalistNationality: British

Anne Roiphe

Anne Roiphe is an American writer and journalist. She is best known as a first-generation feminist, and author of the novel Up The Sandbox, which was filmed as a starring vehicle for Barbra Streisand in 1972. In 1996, Salon called the book a feminist classic.

Type: Journalist, novelist, essayistNationality: American

Anne Sebba

Anne Sebba is an award-winning British biographer, writer, lecturer and journalist. She is the author of nine non-fiction books for adults, two biographies for children and several introductions to reprinted classics.

Type: writer,biographerNationality: United Kingdom

Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967. Themes of her poetry include her suicidal tendencies, long battle against depression and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children.

Type: PoetNationality: American

Anne Spencer

Annie Bethel Spencer was an American Black poet and active participant in the New Negro Movement and Harlem Renaissance period.

Type: Nationality: English

Anne Steele

Anne Steele, English hymn writer, was born at Broughton, Hampshire.

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Anne Stevenson

Anne Stevenson is an American-British poet and writer.

Type: PoetNationality: American

Anne Sullivan

Johanna Mansfield Sullivan Macy (April 14, 1866 – October 20, 1936), better known as Anne Sullivan, was an American teacher, best known for being the instructor and lifelong companion of Helen Keller.At the age of five, Sullivan contracted trachoma, an eye disease, which left her blind and without reading or writing skills. She received her education as a student of the Perkins School for the Blind where upon graduation she became a teacher to Keller when she was 20.

Type: teacherNationality: United States of America

Anne Sullivan Macy

Johanna Anne Mansfield Sullivan Macy, best-known as Anne Sullivan, was an Irish-American teacher best known as the instructor and companion of Helen Keller.

Type: EducatorNationality: American