Jan Karon

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Jan Karon, born Janice Meredith Wilson (1937), is an American author.

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Jan Karon. Photo courtesy of www.mitfordbooks.com

Born in Lenoir, North Carolina, her novels are set in the fictional community of Mitford, North Carolina. In publication order they are:

Her books for children are:

Other books:

Janice Meredith Wilson was named after a popular novel, Janice Meredith. She retired from a career in advertising and moved to Blowing Rock, North Carolina to write. Among her awards are an ABBY Honor award for books in the Mitford series.

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