She is the queen of romantic fiction but parts of her real-life story could have been made into a movie. She had a lonely childhood, and later in life multiple miscarriages, marriages to not one but two convicted felons--one of whom she met and married in prison--and the loss of her son to suicide. Her professional story, though, has been one of unprecedented success. From an education in New York and Europe and a background in public relations and advertising, Ms. Steel turned to writing in the early 1970s. She wrote her first book at 20; her fourth was a bestseller and she has been a fixture on bestseller-lists ever since.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
The Emmy Award-winning Education Department of A&E Television Networks develops educational resources for teachers. Check out some fascinating BIO BLOG articles by the education team.
See posts by: