Places Known For


Barnstable, Massachusetts

; Massachusetts Chief Justice (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court#List of Chief Justices), 1830-60 * Casey Sherman, bestselling author of ''A Rose for Mary'', ''Black Irish'' & ''The Finest Hours'' * Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics * Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., 21st United States Ambassador to France, founder of the Peace Corps * Paul Stewart (Paul Stewart (ice hockey)), professional ice hockey player and National Hockey League

referee * Michael Tonello, bestselling author * Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, lieutenant governor of Maryland, 1995–2003 * Kurt Vonnegut, author, political icon, entertainer * Mercy Otis Warren, author, poet, playwright, and American patriot * Eden White, singer See also * Barnstaple, England (often called the town's twin) * National Register of Historic Places listings in Barnstable County, Massachusetts References External links

Macomb, Illinois

–1944) businessman; first mayor of Fullerton, California; founder of Chapman University * Marcus Dunstan, screenwriter * Joe Garner (Joe Garner (author)), six-time New York Times Bestselling author of non-fiction pop culture history

North Bay, Ontario

kayak), business leader * Craig Rivet, former NHL player * Steve Shields (Steve Shields (ice hockey)), former NHL goalie * Colin Simpson (Colin Simpson (electronics professor)), bestselling author * Lance Storm, professional wrestler * Scott Thompson (Scott Thompson (comedian)), comedic actor * Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet * Roy Thomson (Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet), Baron Thomson of Fleet * Darren Turcotte, former NHL player * Mike Yeo

St. Thomas, Ontario

Minister of Labour (Ontario) and Minister of Agriculture and Food (Ontario), Speaker of the Ontario Legislature (Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario) 2007-2011. * Philip Francis Pocock, former Catholic archbishop of Toronto * Janet (Janet Podleski) and Greta Podleski, bestselling cookbook authors (Looneyspoons, Crazy Plates, Eat, Shrink & Be Merry!), Food Network hosts and Reader's Digest columnists * Joe Preston (Joe Preston (politician)), entrepreneur

State College, Pennsylvania

'', January 10, 2011 To date, she is the author of nine bestselling books, including eight novels and a collection of short stories, with a reported 11 million copies in print in 36 countries. "Jennifer Weiner Broadens From Best-Sellers to TV". Associated Press, July 28, 2011 Her most recent novel, ''Then Came You'', was published by Simon & Schuster in July 2011. Weiner is married and has one

La Crosse, Wisconsin

in Danbury, Connecticut Barnes, Bart. "Historian John Toland Dies; Won Pulitzer for 'Rising Sun'", The Washington Post, January 6, 2004, page B05. ) was an American (United States) author and historian. He is best known for his bestselling biography of Adolf Hitler

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

journalist, writer and actor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina who became internationally prominent as a spokesman for Indian causes. He became famous following publication of his bestselling autobiography, purportedly based on his experience as the son of a Blackfoot chief. He was the first American Indian (Native Americans in the United States) admitted to the Explorers Club in New York City. After his tribal claims were found to be false, Long Lance was dropped by social

Columbus, Georgia

bestselling US writer. Under her own name she writes urban fantasy, and is best known for her Dark-Hunter vampire series. Under the pseudonym '''Kinley MacGregor''' she wrote historicals also with paranormal (paranormal romance) elements.

Concord, New Hampshire

. Lederer is the daughter of bestselling non-fiction author Richard Lederer and the sister of world-class poker players Howard Lederer and Annie Duke. She graduated from St. Paul's School (St. Paul's School (Concord, New Hampshire)) in Concord (Concord, New Hampshire), New


father. The couple initially lived in a small bedsitter in Durrell's sister Margaret's Bournemouth boarding house. Jacquie accompanied Durrell on most of his following animal expeditions, and helped found and manage the Jersey Zoo. She also authored two humorous, bestselling memoirs on the lines of Durrell's books, to raise money for conservation efforts. On his return from Bafut (Bafut, Cameroon), Durrell and wife Jacquie stayed with his sister Margaret Durrell Margaret

County Council by over half. After his retirement during the 1960s, Ronald decided to move with Edith to a location near Bournemouth, which was then a resort town patronized by the British upper class. Although his status as a bestselling author gave them both easy entry into local society, Tolkien was never comfortable in Bournemouth and missed the company of his fellow intellectuals. Edith, however, was at last in her element as a society matron, which had been Tolkien's intention

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