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Consuelo Saah Baehr
(? - living) El Salvador - U.S.A.

Consuelo Baehr

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Consuelo Saah Baehr was born in El Salvador to French/Palestinian parents. At age five she joined her father and five uncles in Washington, D.C. where they ran the prestigious boutique department store, Jean Matou, a favorite of Bess Truman and Jackie Kennedy.

Convent boarding schools came next and George Washington University. After college she began writing advertising copy for the Macy Corp. Then, marriage and three children followed and the writing was silent until a stunning Op-Ed piece in The New York Times brought a flurry of offers from book publishers.

The result was the personal memoir, Report From The Heart (Simon & Schuster). Four novels followed: Best Friends (Delacorte/Dell); Nothing To Lose (Putnam's); Daughters (Delacorte/Dell) and 100 Open Houses soon to be a Kindle original. Daughters, a historical family saga set in pre-war Jerusalem, has been translated into 15 languages. It has been published as a Kindle book.

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