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Garrett PL - Garrett FIC HAM (Text) 30010170243623 Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0385500769
  • Physical Description: 389 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1994.

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General Note:
"Oprah's Book Club" --Jacket.
Subject: Drowning > Fiction.
Children > Death > Fiction.
Farm life > Middle West > Fiction.
Dairy farms > Middle West > Fiction.
Middle West > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
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Jane Hamilton lives, works, and writes in an orchard farmhouse in Wisconsin. Her short stories have appeared in Harper's Magazine, and her first book, The Book of Ruth, was awarded the 1989 PENHemingway Foundation Award for best first novel. Seven years after its publication, The Book of Ruth was chosen for the Oprah Book Club, giving it a second life. In 1994 Hamilton published A Map of the World which became an international best seller, and in 1998, The Short History of a Prince, which won the Heartland Prize for Fiction, and was shortlisted for Britain's Orange Prize.


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