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Jillian Cantor

Biography

Jillian Cantor

Jillian Cantor is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, MARGOT. She has a B.A. in English from Penn State University and an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona, where she was also a recipient of the national Jacob K. Javits Fellowship. The author of several books for teens and adults, she grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia. She currently lives in Arizona with her husband and two sons.

Jillian Cantor

Books by Jillian Cantor

by Jillian Cantor - Fiction, Historical Fiction

On June 19, 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed for conspiring to commit espionage. The day Ethel was first arrested in 1950, she left her two young sons with a neighbor and never came home to them again. In THE HOURS COUNT, Jillian Cantor reimagines the life of that neighbor, and the life of Ethel and Julius, an ordinary-seeming Jewish couple who became the only Americans put to death for spying during the Cold War.

by Jillian Cantor - Fiction

A gripping novel that re-imagines Anne Frank's sister's experience in post-war America as Anne's growing status as a cultural icon dramatically upends Margot's own new identity, love, and life.