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Liars and Saints

Liars and Saints( )
Author: Meloy, Maile
ISBN:978-1-4165-8311-0
Publication Date:Nov 2007
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A richly textured novel tells a story of sex and longing, love and loss, and of the deceit that can lie at the heart of family relationships. "Each chapter...has the seductive aura of a finely crafted story. Liars and Saints is instructive and bittersweet and yet somehow never nostalgic" (Los Angeles Times). Set in California, Liars and Saints follows four generations of the Catholic Santerre family from World War II to the present. In a family driven...
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Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Author Biography
Meloy, Maile (Author)
Maile Meloy was born in Helena, Montana on January 1, 1972. She received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College and an M.F.A. in fiction from the University of California, Irvine. Her works include Liars and Saints, A Family Daughter, and The Apothecary. She has won numerous awards including The Paris Review's Aga Khan Prize for Fiction for her story, Aqua Boulevard, in 2001; the PEN/Malamud Award for Half in Love in 2003; and the California Book Awards Silver Medal for Fiction for Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It. She has also received the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004. In 2007, she was chosen as one of Granta's 21 Best Young American Novelists.

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