About the Author

Barbara Field

Barbara Field has written and edited for CBS, Scripps, Harcourt Brace and the University of California, San Diego. She published in newspapers, magazines, and web sites. She is the author of the novel, The Deeper, The Bluer. Her mother, Jean Field, is still smiling.

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