Joanne Zienty

Biography

Joanne Zienty grew up on the South Side of Chicago and vividly remembers the "glow of industry" that lit the night sky with an orange haze. She attended the University of Chicago and Roosevelt University, has a Master's in Library and Information Science from Dominican University and works as a library director for an elementary school district. She lives in Wheaton, Illinois with her husband, two daughters and two naughty cats.

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The Things We Save
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A broken 45 rpm record held together with tape, a fading stack of Polaroids, a cobalt blue perfume bottle, and a braid of human hair … these are just some of the things Claire Sokol keeps stashed in an old Marshall Field’s gift box. How did they get there and what do they signify? If these relics could talk, what stories would they tell? The Things We Save is for anyone with a box of her own.

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