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Barbara Taylor Bradford

Barbara Taylor Bradford was born and raised in England. She left school at 15 for the typing pool at the Yorkshire Evening Post. At 16 she was a reporter, and at 18 she became the paper's first woman's page editor and, at 20, moved to London and became a fashion editor and columnist on Fleet Street. Barbara published her first novel, A Woman of Substance , in 1979. It went from bestseller to super seller within its first year and stayed on the New York Times' list for 43 weeks. Barbara has...See more