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Judith Guest

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Judith Guest (born March 29, 1936) is an American novelist and screenwriter. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. She is the great-niece of Poet Laureate Edgar Guest (1881–1959).[1] She is a winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize.

Guest's first book, Ordinary People was published in 1976/[2] The 1980 movie version, Ordinary People won the Academy Award for Best Picture.[1]

Guest co-authored the mystery Killing Time in St. Cloud (1988) with novelist Rebecca Hill. Guest's most recent book, The Tarnished Eye (2004).[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Biography of Judith Guest (self-written) Archived 2006-06-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2.0 2.1 Guest, Judith (1976). Ordinary people. New York: Viking Press. ISBN 0-670-52831-5. OCLC 2020624.