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Lea Wait


USA flag (1946 - )

Maine author Lea Wait writes acclaimed historical novels for ages 7 and up, set on the coast of Maine. She did her undergraduate work at Chatham College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her graduate work at New York University. While she was raising the four Asian daughters she adopted as a single parent, she worked as a manager for AT&T. Now she divides her time between her writing and her antique print business. Lea Wait is also the author of Scribner's Shadows Antique Print Mystery series, traditional mysteries for adults.
 
Non fiction
Writing Children's Books (2006) (with Lesley Bolton)
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Awards
Agatha Award Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2014) : Uncertain Glory