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The Great Believers

The Great Believers( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Makkai, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-7352-2352-3
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN FICTION WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler "A page turner . . . An absorbing and emotionally riveting story about what it's like to live during times of crisis." --The New York Times Book...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Coming Of Age
Fiction / Lgbt / Gay
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Fiction / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 13 x 1.34 Inches
Book Weight:1.388 Pounds
Author Biography
Makkai, Rebecca (Author)
Rebecca Makkai is an author, based in the Chicago area. She holds as MA from Middlebury College's Bread Loaf School of English and a BA from Washington and Lee University. She was an elementary Montessori teacher for twelve years before becoming a writer. She is on the MFA faculties of Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. And she is the Artistic Director of StoryStudio Chicago.

She has had her short fiction published in such anthologies as The Pushcart Prize XLI, The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, New Stories from the Midwest, and Best American Fantasy. She has a short story collection entitled Music for Wartime. She won the 2017 Pushcart prize for short fiction. Her first novel was entitled The Borrower. Her other novels include The Hundred-Year House and The Great Believers. She won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for fiction with her novel, The Great Believers.

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