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Susan Beth Pfeffer


Susan Beth Pfeffer (born February 17, 1948) is a retired American author best known for young adult science fiction. After writing for 35 years, she received wider notice for her series of post-apocalyptic novels, officially titled "The Life As We Knew It Series", but often called "The Last Survivors" or "Moon Crash" series, some of which have appeared on the New York Times Bestselling List.

Pfeffer was born in New York City, the daughter of Leo Pfeffer, a lawyer and professor, and his wife, Freda nee Plotkin. She began writing stories as a child. She published her first book, Just Morgan, in 1970, when she was a senior at New York University. After college, she moved to Middletown, New York, where she still lives, and continued to write full-time. She has published more than 75 books.

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