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Patricia Cunningham Golbitz Edit Profile

Editor , book publishing executive

Patricia Cunningham Golbitz, American book publishing executive, editor.


Golbitz, Patricia Cunningham was born on February 27, 1927 in Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Hugh James and Anna Marie (Evans) Cunningham.


Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1950.


Senior editor Pyramid Publications, New York City, 1970-1972, Warner Books, New York City, 1972-1975, Pocket Books, New York City, 1975-1977. Senior editor, vice president William Morrow & Company, from 1977. Guest speaker New York University, 1976, New School Social Research, New York City, 1976, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979, 80, 81.

Guest staff member Emory University, Atlanta, 1978.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: A Walk Across America, 1979 (Peter Jenkins), The Walk West (P. Jenkins), (how-to books) The One-Minute Manager (Kenneth H. Blanchard and Spencer Johnson), 1982 and Callanetics (Callan Pinckney), 1984, (nonfiction) With a Daughter's Eye (Catherine Bateson, New York Times 10 Best Books Year), 1984, A Lesser Life (Sylvia Hewlett), 1986, The White-boned Demon (Ross Terrill), 1984, The Life of Kenneth Tynan (Kathleen Tynan), 1987 (Time magazine 10 Best Books Year), (novel) The Dancer from the Dance (Andrew Holleran), 1978, books by Ken Follett, The Key to Rebecca, 1980, The Man from St. Petersburg, 1982, On the Wings of Eagles, 1983, Lie Down with Lions, 1986, The Pillars of the Earth, 1989.


Married Milton Jay Salamon, September 15, 1950 (divorced 1958). 1 child, Michael Hugh. Married Kenneth Golbitz, February 25, 1961 (deceased March 1970).

1 child, Jacob John.

Hugh James Cunningham

Anna Marie (Evans) Cunningham

Milton Jay Salamon

Kenneth Golbitz

Michael Hugh Golbitz

Jacob John Golbitz