Biography for Invisible Thread : The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting With Destiny
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Laura Schroff is a former advertising executive who has worked for some of the largest media companies in the United States, including USA Today, Conde Nast, and Time Inc., where she helped to launch InStyle, Teen People, and People StyleWatch. Laura lives in New York City with her feisty poodle Coco. Alex Tresniowski has been a senior writer for People magazine since 1998, writing numerous cover stories and focusing on human interest, crime, and sports. He is also the author of six books, including The Vendetta, which was purchased by Universal Studios and used as the basis for the 2009 movie Public Enemies. Alex lives in New York City. Pam Ward has had many incarnations, including private detective, classical musician, television talk-show host, and actress, having performed in dinner theater, summer stock, and Off-Broadway, as well as in commercials, radio, and film. But she found her true calling reading books for the blind and physically handicapped for the Library of Congress Talking Books program, for which she received the prestigious Alexander Scourby Award from the American Foundation for the Blind. An AudioFile Earphones Award winner, her many audiobooks include Dancing in the Streets by Barbara Ehrenreich, Breaking Free by Lauraine Snelling, The Second Journey by Joan Anderson, and Lion in the White House by Aida D. Donald. She now records from her studio amidst the beauty of the Southern Oregon mountains.