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Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Barbara Taylor Bradford was born in Upper Armley, Leeds, in Yorkshire on May 10, 1933. At the age of fifteen, she was working as a typist for the Yorkshire Evening Post. After six months, she was promoted to cub reporter in the newsroom. At eighteen, she became the newspaper's Woman's Page Editor näytä lisää and at twenty, she headed for London where she became Fashion Editor of the magazine Woman's Own. She also reported for the London Evening News, Today Magazine and other publications, covering everything from crime to show business. In 1961, she met her future husband Robert Bradford and they were married in 1963. After they married, they moved to the United States and she began writing a syndicated column, Designing Woman. The column was published for twelve years and received several awards. Her debut novel, A Woman of Substance, was published in 1979 and she has since written over 20 novels. Many of her novels have been made into television mini-series including A Woman of Substance, Voice of the Heart, Act of Will, Everything to Gain and A Secret Affair. She also wrote children's books and eight books on decorating. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Matrix Award from New York Women in Communication Inc in 1985, the City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award in 1995, the Five Towns Music and Art Foundation's Award of Achievement for outstanding accomplishments in the field of Literature in 1997 and the British Excellence Award in 1998. She was inducted into the Matrix Hall of Fame in 1998 and into the Writers Hall of Fame of America in 2003. In 2007, she was awarded an OBE (The Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to Literature. She is a member of the James Madison Council of the Library of Congress. She is also involved in several charity projects such as Literacy Partners and the Police Athletic League of New York City. She made the New York Times Best Seller List in 2014 with her title Cavendon Hall. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
Image credit: Barbara Taylor Bradford in 2008 - Photo: ©Larry Marano

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Rahan ruhtinatar (1979) 1,261 kappaletta
Emma's Secret (2004) 727 kappaletta
Nainen ylitse muiden (1988) 622 kappaletta
Hold the Dream (1985) 601 kappaletta
The Ravenscar Dynasty (2006) 590 kappaletta
Onnen yllätykset (2004) 575 kappaletta
Tahtonaiset (2005) 521 kappaletta
Everything to Gain (1994) 517 kappaletta
Ajan naamio (1995) 505 kappaletta
Enkelikasvo (1993) 479 kappaletta
Ystävyyden voima (1998) 476 kappaletta
Act of Will (1986) 468 kappaletta
Muistojensa vanki (1980) 468 kappaletta
Pariisin viikot (1996) 466 kappaletta
Hänen elämänsä naiset (1990) 459 kappaletta
HER OWN RULES (1996) 452 kappaletta
Tie tähtiin (2001) 429 kappaletta
Love in Another Town (1995) 427 kappaletta
Sydämesi paikka (2000) 423 kappaletta
The Heir (2007) 422 kappaletta
Naisen voima (1997) 410 kappaletta
Being Elizabeth (2009) 390 kappaletta
A Secret Affair (1996) 385 kappaletta
Voice of the Heart (1983) 369 kappaletta
Cavendon Hall (2014) 348 kappaletta
Suvun vihollinen (2009) 309 kappaletta
Letter From a Stranger (2012) 278 kappaletta
Playing the Game (2010) 262 kappaletta
Secrets from the Past (2013) 219 kappaletta
The Cavendon Women (2015) 214 kappaletta
The Cavendon Luck (2016) 182 kappaletta
Master of His Fate (2018) 139 kappaletta
Secrets of Cavendon (2017) 134 kappaletta
In the Lion's Den (2019) 78 kappaletta
A Man of Honour (2021) 61 kappaletta
The Wonder of It All (2023) 35 kappaletta
Hidden (2013) 19 kappaletta
Damaged (Kindle Single) (2018) 7 kappaletta
A Garland of Children's Verse (1960) 6 kappaletta
Who Are You? (2016) 6 kappaletta
Treacherous (Kindle Single) (2014) 5 kappaletta
Voice Of The Heart / Remember (1993) 3 kappaletta
Amour Est Ailleurs (1996) 2 kappaletta
Onde tu Pertences (2000) 2 kappaletta
BATICAT E FATIT 1 kappale
TUDO A GANHAR 1 kappale
Una vera donna. (1981) 1 kappale
Nezapomeň 1 kappale
Skrytá láska (1997) 1 kappale
L'espace d'une vie Tome II (1981) 1 kappale
Vlastní cestou (1997) 1 kappale
Making Space Grow (1979) 1 kappale
Jamais je n'oublirai. (1992) 1 kappale
L'heritage d'Emma Harte (1989) 1 kappale
Promessa Quebradas (1994) 1 kappale
La herencia de Elizabeth (2011) 1 kappale
La dinastía Ravenscar (2007) 1 kappale
Um Homem Perigoso (1996) 1 kappale
Un segreto è per sempre (2006) 1 kappale

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Syntymäaika
1933-05-10
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
UK
Syntymäpaikka
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK
Asuinpaikat
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK
London, England, UK
New York, New York, USA
Koulutus
Northcote School for Girls
Ammatit
editor (newspaper)
columnist (newspaper)
writer
author
novelist
Organisaatiot
James Madison Council of Library of Congress
PACT (Parents & Abducted Children Together)
The New York Pops Orchestra
The Police Athletic League
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Romantic Times Career Achievement Award (Contemporary Novel, 2006)
appeared on a postage stamp (1999 | St. Vincent and Granada )
Order of the British Empire (Officer, 2007)
Writers Hall of Fame of America, 2003
Agentti
Paul Gitlin
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Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE (May 10 1933) is an English novelist. Her 1979 debut, A Woman of Substance, ranks as one of the top-ten bestselling novels in history, with more than 31 million copies in print. She is also the first author in publishing history to record 24 consecutive bestselling novels in both the US and the UK. Bradford was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire as the only child of Freda and Winston Taylor. She grew up in the Leeds suburb of Armley and after Town Street Church of England School and Northcote School for Girls she worked in the typing pool at the Yorkshire Evening Post before going into journalism. By the age of twenty she was the fashion editor of Woman's Own Magazine and an editor and columnist on Fleet Street for the London Evening News. Bradford's books have sold more than eighty-one (81) million copies worldwide in more than ninety (90) countries and forty (40) languages. Ten (10) of her books have been made into miniseries and television movies, making her the No. 1 best-selling author of women's fiction over the last 30 years.

Currently, one of the richest living authors, Bradford's personal wealth has exceeded £145 million, making her one of the wealthiest women in the UK. Barbara lives in New York City with television producer Robert Bradford, her husband since 1963.

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