About the Author
MARY FRANCES BAUGH Mary Frances Baugh, of Erie, Pennsylvania is a published poet. She turned to the novel form to try to understand the lives of her Erie ancestors. A graduate of the University of Michigan with a Master's degree from the University of Evansville in Indiana, she has taught at every level, including college, and finds teaching 3 granddaughters an exciting challenge. A mother of three grown children, Mary Frances is a caregiver for her husband, Jerry, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. Her interests include reading, writing, biking, swimming, gardening, and the environment. She is a member of the Philadelphia Granny Peace Brigade and the International Women's Writing Guild.