Deerfield writer Lisa Barr publishes debut novel

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BOOK BEAT: Congrats to Deerfield resident Lisa Frydman Barr on the publication of her first novel. The former Today’s Chicago Woman managing editor — who also once worked at the Sun-Times — has penned “Fugitive Colors,” a historical suspense tale that is being released Tuesday. Already the book won first prize at the recent Hollywood Film Festival for best unpublished manuscript.

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