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  • ENGLISH

    Language
  • 496

    Pages
  • 9780571258758

    ISBN
  • 129 mm

    Width
  • 198 mm

    Height
  • 396 gram

    Weight
  • PAPERBACK

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  • 3 MARCH 2011

    Publish Date
  • 32 mm

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    Description

    Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. Hes the most famous man their Missouri town has ever produced: a naval officer and an astronomer-a genius who, according to the local paper, has changed the universe. Margarets mother calls the match a piece of luck. Yet Andrew confounds Margarets expectati Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. Hes the most famous man their Missouri town has ever produced: a naval officer and an astronomer-a genius who, according to the local paper,...  Read More

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    Jane Smiley

    Jane Smiley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist.

    Born in Los Angeles, California, Smiley grew up in Webster Groves, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, and graduated from John Burroughs School. She obtained a A.B. at Vassar College, then earned a M.F.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. While working towards her doctorate, she also spent a year studying in Iceland as a Fulbright Scholar. From 1981 to 1996, she taught at Iowa State University. Smiley published her first novel, Barn Blind, in 1980, and won a 1985 O. Henry Award for her short story Lily, which was published in The Atlantic Monthly. Her best-selling A Thousand Acres, a story based on William Shakespeares King Lear, received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992. It was adapted into a film of the same title in 1997. In 1995 she wrote her sole television script produced, for an episode of Homicide: Life on the Street. Her novella The Age of Grief was made into the 2002 film The Secret Lives of Dentists.

    Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel (2005), is a non-fiction meditation on the history and the nature of the novel, somewhat in the tradition of E. M. Forsters seminal Aspects of the Novel, that roams from eleventh century Japans Murasaki Shikibus The Tale of Genji to twenty-first century Americans chick lit.

    In 2001, Smiley was elected a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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