Film, Video Jodi Picoult: 2009 National Book Festival

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Title
Jodi Picoult: 2009 National Book Festival
Summary
Author of 15 best-sellers Jodi Picoult appears at the National Book Festival.
Event Date
September 26, 2009
Notes
-  Jodi Picoult studied creative writing in college and had two short stories published in Seventeen magazine while still a student. Realism -- and a profound desire to be able to pay the rent -- led Picoult to a series of different jobs following her graduation: as a technical writer for a Wall Street brokerage firm, as a copywriter at an ad agency, as an editor at a textbook publisher, and as an eighth-grade English teacher before pursuing a master's in education. She wrote her first novel, "Songs of the Humpback Whale," in 1992, while she was pregnant with her first child. She is now the author of 15 best-sellers, including her latest, "Handle with Care" (2009). Picoult lives in New Hampshire.
Related Resources
National Book Festival: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/index.html
Jodi Picoult: Podcast: http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/bookfest09/podcast_picoult.html
Running Time
29 minutes, 14 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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