Biographies Book

Sydney Sheldon – Author Biographies

Sidney Sheldon was born Sidney Schechtel on February 11, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. His mother was Natalie Marcus, a Russian Jewish immigrant with no formal education, but who loved books and classical music. His father, Ascher (Otto), held many different jobs as he moved the family from town to town. He boasted of never having read a book in his life. Sydney was married to Jorja Curtright, a stage and… Continue Reading