#95311 Overall Influence

Frances Mayes

American university professor and writer


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Frances Mayes is an American novelist. Her 1996 memoir Under the Tuscan Sun. was on the New York Times Best Seller list for over two years and was the basis for the film Under the Tuscan Sun.Biography Born and raised in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Mayes attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia, and obtained her BA from the University of Florida. In 1975 she earned her MA from San Francisco State University, where she eventually became Professor of Creative Writing, director of The Poetry Center, and chair of the Department of Creative Writing.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Florida

Public research university in Gainesville, Florida, United States

San Francisco State University

University in San Francisco, California

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#10303 World Rank