‘Where the Heart Is’ Author Billie Letts Dies at 76

'Where the Heart Is' Author Billie Letts Dies at 76

‘Where the Heart Is’ Author Billie Letts Dies at 76

 Best-selling author Billie Letts has died at an Oklahoma hospital.

Letts’ publicist, Arlene Johnson, says Letts died yesterday after a  brief illness. Letts was 76.


 Letts’ novels include “Where the Heart Is,” which was turned into a    movie starring Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Stockard Channing  and Joan Cusak. Letts also taught English and creative writing at  Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant.

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