Hanff, Helene

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1916-04-15
Death 1997-04-09
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Helene M. Hanff, 1916-1997, author and playwright, wrote television scripts in the 1950s, American history books for children in the 1960s, and other books in the 1970s and 1980s. Her best known work was 84, Charing Cross Road, published in 1970, which was drawn from her correspondence with Frank P. Doel of Marks & Co. in London, Booksellers. She later did a monthly broadcast for the BBC from 1978 to 1985.

From the description of Helene Hanff papers, 1931-1995. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880707

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Subjects:

  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Booksellers and bookselling

Occupations:

  • Women authors, American
  • Bookseller
  • Dramatists
  • Women dramatists
  • Authors, American

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)