Quick Facts of Frances FitzGerald

  • Full NameFrances FitzGerald
  • Date of Birth21 October, 1940
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality American
  • SpouseJames B. Sterba
Frances FitzGerald

Frances FitzGerald is an American journalist and historian who is known for her best selling books, Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and Americans in Vietnam. She has prestigious awards such as Pulitzer, Bancroft Award as well as  National Book Award.

Read the full biography in order to know further details about her Books, Awards and many more.

Frances FitzGerald’s Biography (Age and Family)

Frances FitzGerald was born on October 21, 1940, in New York City, New York, United States of America. As of now, she has reached the age of 78. She was born to father, Desmond FitzGerald, and mother, Marietta Peabody. Further, her star sign is Libra.

Talking about academic qualifications, She graduated from Foxcroft School from Virginia and later graduated with Latin Honors from Red Califfe College.

Frances FitzGerald’s career (Books and Awards)

FitzGerald started her journalism career when she wrote during the height of the Vietnam War. Her career took off when her debut book Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam, published in 1972.

The book earned great critical acclaim among the readers and still is considered one of the best books written on the Vietnam War.

FitzGerald’s book has helped her to win the Pulitzer Prize, Bancroft award as US National Book award. Furthermore, she has written several books on history and culture such as America Revised( 1979), Cities on a Hill ( 1987), Vietnam Spirts of the Earth ( 2002) as well as The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America ( 2017) were some of the renowned books that she has written that has gained her more acclaim in the American  readers community.

Frances FitzGerald Personal Life: Husband, Married

Talking about her personal life, she is a married woman. Her husband, James Paul Sterba is a former writer at the renowned, The Wall Street Journal. Their marriage ceremony took place in St. James Parish, Barbados. The wedding ceremony was performed at St. James Church by The Rev. Andrew Hatch, an Anglican priest.

In addition to her husband personal life, James is a graduate of Michigan State University. Further, his father is a retired machinist for the Ford Motor Company in Owosso.

Frances FitzGerald’s Salary & Net Worth

Frances FitzGerald earns an excellent amount as an author. As we previously mentioned, she has published several books which enables her to maintain her net worth to $thousands.

Well, FitzGerald has also released short-story books of $879. Also, she has given her short story books to the magazines for $3,975. Going through Amazon, she has listed her book The Evangelicals for $11.51. Similarly, her another book Fire in the Lake costs $18.30 in Amazon.

Hence, Frances must be bathing with impressive earnings.



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