Category: Literature

Durrant, Lynda

Born: 1954 Ohio connection: Birth Cleveland Lynda was born to Oliver, an engineer, and Shirley (Peterson), a teacher, in 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio.  She received her Bachelor’s degree (1979) and her Master’s degree (1982) from the University of Washington, Seattle.  She married business executive Wesley Lemmon in 1989 they have one son.  Durrant has penned historical young …

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Zee Edgell

Born: 1940 Ohio connection: Resident Kent Zee Edgell was born Zelma Inez Tucker in Belize City, British Honduras (now Belize) on October 21, 1940.  She is the oldest child of Clive Tucker, an import-export worker and Veronica Walker Tucker a homemaker and poet.  Edgell and her siblings were raised in during the country’s difficult economic times …

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