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Liffring-Zug Bourret, Joan

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Pen Name: Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret

Comments from the author about writing:  I have been in the publishing business for over 30 years. I enjoy writing and publishing books. I am the owner of Penfield Books, a publishing and distribution company that features ethnic, state, and regional books and cookbooks.

Literary awards received and date received:
  • 2008 - Midwest Independent Publishers Association Finalist award for License to Cook Missouri Style
  • 2009 - Midwest Independent Publishers Association Finalist award for Slovak Recipes

Book Types: Fiction, Nonfiction

Audience Types: Young Adult, Adult

Genre: Biography, Essays, History, Mystery, Realistic Fiction

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Fees are negotiable. Please inquire.

Mailing Address:

Penfield Books
215 Brown Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

Phone:   800-728-9998

E-mail Address:  penfield@penfieldbooks.com

Author's Web site: http://www.penfieldbooks.com

Publisher Information:  Penfield Books

County: Johnson

Books By This Author

  • Finding My Way: An Autobiography by May McGregor Bourret (My dog), Penfield Books, Iowa City, Iowa, 2009.
  • French Recipes, Penfield Books, Iowa City, Iowa, 2008.
  • Stewing in Texas: Recipes Sizzling in Texas History, A Cookbook War, and More, Penfield Books, Iowa City, Iowa, 2006.
  • License to Cook Iowa Style, Penfield Books, Iowa City, Iowa, 2004.
  • American Gothic Cookbook, Penfield Books, Iowa City, Iowa, 2003.
  • License to Cook Italian Style with California Wine Recipes, Penfield Books, Iowa City, Iowa, 2001.
  • The Amanas: A Photographic Journey 1959-1999, Penfield Press, Iowa City, Iowa, 2000.
  • Life in Amana: Reporters' View of the Communal Way 1867-1935, Penfield Press, Iowa City, Iowa, 1998.
  • Joyful Nordic Humor, Penfield Press, Iowa City, Iowa, 1997.
  • Women 1957-1975, Penfield Press, Iowa City, Iowa, 1981.
  • Grant Wood and Little Sister Nan (photographed and published)

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