Rachel Simon

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Rachel Simon (born 1959 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American author of both fiction and non-fiction. Her six books include the 2011 novel The Story of Beautiful Girl, and the 2002 memoir Riding The Bus With My Sister. Her work has been adapted for film, television, radio, and stage.

In 2005, Rachel Simon's book Riding the Bus with My Sister was adapted for a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie by the same name. The film starred Rosie O'Donnell as Rachel's sister Beth, and Andie MacDowell as Rachel. It was directed by Anjelica Huston.[1][2][3][4][5]



  1. ^ "Internet Movie Database - List of Films shot in Hamilton, Ontario". Retrieved 2008-01-29. 
  2. ^ Lowry, Brian (28 April 2005). "Riding the Bus With My Sister TV Show Review". Variety. 
  3. ^ http://www.tvgasm.com/archives/miscellaneous_tv/000759.php
  4. ^ Scott, A. O. (7 February 2005). "We're Sorry". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Owen, Rob (1 May 2005). "TV Review: 'Riding the Bus' lurches along a well-worn route". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 

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