Cathy Breitenbucher is a Milwaukee-based writer who can trace her interest in medicine to dinner-table conversations with her parents, a nurse and a laboratory technician. She is a native Iowan and graduate of the University of Iowa. She had a thirteen-year career as a full-time newspaper sportswriter, highlighted by covering the Olympic Games in 1984 and 1988. Since 1992, she has been a freelance writer for publications such as People magazine, USA Today, The Washington Post and several Milwaukee-area magazines and newspapers. This is her third book. She is married and has one daughter.
Cathy Breitenbucher additional information:
- Author of “A Basic Guide to Speed Skating” (Griffin Publishing Group, Torrance, Calif., 2002).
- Author of “Bonnie Blair: Golden Streak” (Lerner Publications, Minneapolis, Minn., 1994). The book was one of six books displayed and discussed by Katie Couric on “Today” in a segment on “Great Books for Girls,” February 17, 1997. Winner of the Wisconsin Library Association’s award for Outstanding Achievement in Children’s Literature. Also recognized by the Children’s Reading Round Table of Chicago.
- Contributor to “A Kind of Grace: A Treasury of Sportswriting by Women” (Zenobia Press, Berkeley, Calif., 1994)
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