Jonna Ivin

novelist and playwright

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Jonna Ivin is a playwright and the author of three books, including the memoir Will Love for Crumbs

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The "American Dream" has been defined as an increased standard of living from generation to generation.

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The "American Dream" has been defined as an increased standard of living from generation to generation.

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