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The Great Believers

The Great Believers( )
Author: Makkai, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-7352-2354-7
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Ebook
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD  A NEW YORK TIMES Selection for BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK  A PICK FOR THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY'S 2018 BEST BOOKS THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT FOR READERS "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 Review...
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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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