Jean Zimmerman

Jean  Zimmerman

Jean Zimmerman is the author of The Orphanmaster, her first novel. Love, Fiercely: A Gilded Age Romance; The Ladies of the House: How a Colonial She-Merchant Created a Mansion, a Fortune, and a Dynasty; and Tailspin: Women at War in the Wake of Tailhook are among Jean's nonfiction works concentrating on the changing status of women in America. Jean is the coauthor of Breaking with Tradition: Women and Work, the New Facts of Life, as well as Raising Our Athletic Daughters: How Sports Can Develop Self-Esteem and Preserve Girls' Lives, which she coauthored with her husband, Gil Reavill. Zimmerman resides in Westchester County, New York, with her family.