The Publishings Of The Harry Potter Series Changed The Life Of Not Only Joanne Rowling

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The publishings of The Harry Potter series changed the life of not only Joanne Rowling but many others as well. Joanne Rowling is one of the most famous British authors known in the USA and in the top fifteenth wealthiest women in the UK...the thirteenth wealthiest woman in the UK to be precise. She is one of the few handfuls of big-time billionaires that have a rags-to-riches story behind their wealth. The publishings of The Harry Potter series changed the life of not only Joanne Rowling but many others as well. Joanne was born in July 1965 at Yate General Hospital in England and was raised in Chepstow, Gwent by her father, Peter James Rowling and Anne Rowling, who had met on a train that was traveling from Kings Cross, London to Scotland; While in Chepstow Joanne went to Wyedean Comprehensive, a public school. Even as a child Joanne Rowling was a gifted author since she wrote a book at the age of six. After a while Joanne left the humble city of Chepstow and went to Exeter University, a public research university in South West England, where she earned a degree in French and in Classics. As a postgraduate Joanne moved to London and worked as a researcher at Amnesty International, a nonprofit organization campaigning against torture and prisoner abuse where she apparently met her first husband Jorge Arantes, according to jkrowling.com. According to Bio.com, Joanne got the idea of Harry Potter during a delayed train from London to Manchester through Kings Cross. I personally find it ironic that she thought of the idea of Harry Potter on the same train company where her mother and father first met. Joanne’s husband soon opened up a cafe called “Nicolsons”. It was said that at Nicolson, “Joanne could relax and let her mind roam ar... ... middle of paper ... ...ion of J.K. Rowling’s book The Tales of Beedle the Bard was auctioned for the charitable organization CHLG in 2007, raising two million dollars and the following year the title was published in aid of the charity quickly becoming the fastest selling book of the year. In 2010 the organization became Lumos, it now works to end the systematic institutionalisation of children across Europe and help them find safer, more caring place to live, according to jkrowling.com. With this information given about the Harry Potter series and how it turned Joanne Rowling, a simple woman who came from humble beginnings into a former multibillionaire now multimillionaire due to the hundreds of millions of dollars donated to multiple charities, I reinstate my thesis on how the publishings of the “Harry Potter” series not only changed the life of Joanne Rowling but many others as well.

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