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The Great Believers

The Great Believers( )
Author: Makkai, Rebecca
ISBN:978-1-4328-5970-1
Publication Date:Jan 2019
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.99
Book Description:

Shortlisted for The National Book AwardA New York Times Selection for Best 10 Books of the YearIn 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after his friend Nico's funeral, the virus circles closer and...
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Book Details
Pages:738
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Lgbt / Gay
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Fiction / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.81 x 1.38 Inches
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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