Anita Abriel was born in Sydney, Australia. She received a BA in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing from Bard College. She lives in California with her family and is the author of The Light After the War which was inspired by her mother’s story of survival during WWII. Her latest novel, The Life She Wanted is set in the Gilded Age mansions of 1920’s New York and on the French Riviera.
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