Beth Gutcheon


Beth Gutcheon

Beth Gutcheon was born in 1945 and grew up in western Pennsylvania. She went to Radcliffe College (now part of Harvard) and worked briefly in publishing. Her first novel The New Girls appeared in 1979. Still Missing came out in 1981, was translated into fourteen languages and has been continuously in print in the USA ever since. In 1983 it was made into a feature film, Without a Trace, starring Kate Nelligan, for which Beth Gutcheon wrote the screenplay. Since then she has written several other bestselling novels and several screenplays, including the Academy Award nominee The Children of Theatre Street. Beth Gutcheon is also a quilting expert, lecturing and writing on the subject. She has lived all her life in New York City, first in SoHo and nowadays in Tribeca, as well as in Maine.

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