Catherine Cookson
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Born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
Born on 27th of June 1906
Died on 11th of June 1998

Born 1906. Died 1998 - English popular novelist.

Author of mainly historical fiction set in northeast of England. Written more than 70 books of tragedy and romance. Makes generous donations to hospitals and charities. Made DBE in 1993.

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