Nebraska Authors

Isabella Taves

AKA: Mrs. Daniel Mich; Isabella Mich; Pseudonym, Christy Munro

Born 1915-09-20 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 2005-06-25
New York, NY (USA)

Taves was the widow of Daniel Mich, who was long a senior editor at Look magazine. She wrote novels, biographies, books on women's issues and celebrity journalism.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Evanston, IL
Manhattan, NY
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Grief; Women's Issues; Fiction


Bachelor of Science Degree, 1932, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Free-lance Magazine Writer
Syndicated Columnist


Headliner Award, Women in Communications, 1974


Authors League of America
Women in Communications
Overseas Press Club of America
Phi Beta Kappa


Successful Women and How They Attained Success. 1943.
The Three Lives of Harriet Hubbard Ayer. 1957.
The Quick Rich Fox. 1959.
I Learned About Women from Them. 1963.
Women Alone. 1968.
Destiny Times Six. 1970.
Not Bad for a Girl. 1972.
Love Must Not be Wasted : When Sorrow Comes, Take it Gently by the Hand. 1974.
True Ghost Stories. 1978.

Syndicated Column: "Women Alone"

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