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Pendergrast, Mark, 1948-



  • Existence: 1948 (date of Birth)


Mark Pendergrast has been a professional non-fiction author since 1991. Educated at Harvard University and Simmons College, he began his career as an academic librarian and freelance writer for newspapers and magazines. Pendergrast has written a number of well-received books, including _For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company That Makes It_ (1993), _Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed Our World_ (2000), _Mirror, Mirror: A History of the Human Love Affair with Reflection_ (2003), and _Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service_ (2010).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mark Pendergrast Mirror Research Files

Identifier: MS-0120
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of research materials that Mark Pendergrast created and consulted while writing his 2003 award-winning book _Mirror, Mirror: A History of the Human Love Affair with Reflection_. It is divided into four series:

(1) Interview Transcriptions and Notes, 1969-2002

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1719-2002

(3) Research Journals, 1990-2002

(4) Miscellaneous Materials, 1993-2004

Dates: 1719-2004; Majority of material found within 1985-2002