The Awakening and Selected Stories

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$27.00  $24.84
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Penguin Group
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288
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.0 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
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9780143134800

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About the Author

Kate Chopin (1851-1904) did not write until she was thirty-six years old. Her first novel, At Fault (1890), had difficulty finding a publisher, so she brought it out at her own expense. From her many stories, she culled two well-reviewed collections: Bayou Folk in 1894 and A Night in Acadie in 1897. The Awakening, now her best-known work, appeared in 1899.

Claire Vaye Watkins is the author of Battleborn and Gold Fame Citrus. Her stories and essays have appeared in Granta, Tin House, Freeman's, The Paris Review, Story Quarterly, New American Stories, Best of the West, The New Republic, The New York Times, Pushcart Prize XLIII, The Believer, and others. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Lannan Foundation Fellow, one of the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" and one of Granta's "Best Young American Novelists."
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