Rika Lesser Papers
Rika Lesser Papers
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The collection consists of typescript, notes, and a floppy diskette associated with the translation of one title.
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A Handful of Stars, 1990
Rika Lesser was born July 21, 1953 in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1974, attended the University of Gothenburg from 1974-1975, and received her M.F.A from Columbia University in 1977. She pursued a career in news and graphics, becoming a lecturer in creative writing beginning in 1985. She became governing board member of the Translation Center at Columbia University. She has received many national and international awards. Her retelling of Hansel and Gretel was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1985. In addition to translating many books, she has contributed to magazines and newspapers, including the New Yorker, New York Review of Books, Nation, and New Republic.
Source: Something About the Author V 35 110-111.
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The collection consists of typesript, notes, and a floppy diskette associated with the translation of one title, A Handful of Stars by Rafik Schami.
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A Handful of Stars
Note Schami, Rafik
New York: Dutton, 1990
(598 p.) Box MF2230
(3 p.) Box MF2230
(1 p.) Box MF2230