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Earle, Sylvia

EARLE, SYLVIA ALICE. (1935-  ). Marine biologist, ocean conservationist, underwater explorer, and author Sylvia Earle wrote in The World is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean’s Are One (2009): “Even if you never have the chance to see or touch Continue reading & text links

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Johnson, Charles

Interested in contributing a biography of Charles Johnson, author of Middle Passage? Click here for more information.

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Johnson, Electa [Exy] Search

JOHNSON, ELECTA [EXY] SEARCH (1909-2004). Exy Johnson was born in Rochester, New York, in 1909. She attended Smith College, graduating after three years in 1929, and went on to the University of California, Berkeley, for a year of study in Continue reading & text links

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Kolbert, Elizabeth

KOLBERT, ELIZABETH (1961-) Born in New York City, Elizabeth Kolbert is a preeminent literary journalist and author. After graduating from Yale University with a degree in literature in 1983, Kolbert studied at the Universität Hamburg in Germany on a Fulbright Continue reading & text links

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Stevenson, Janet

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