Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life

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$16.00  $14.88
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
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Pages
304
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.6 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781439168721

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About the Author
Ann Beattie has been included in five O. Henry Award Collections, in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is the recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award for achievement in the short story. In 2005, she received the Rea Award for the Short Story. The former Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia, she is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine, Virginia, and Florida.
Reviews
"Beattie gives us tantalizing glimpses of Mrs. Nixon, and a fully realized account of fiction, fiction writing, and the fiction writer."--The Boston Globe
"Irresistible."--The San Francisco Chronicle
"Strikingly original...Both timely and unique: a postmodern take on Nixon's life that blurs fact and fiction."--Entertainment Weekly
"Beattie captures something familiar in Pat, making us care about her." --Barbara Liss, The Houston Chronicle
"A fascinating look at the writer in her workshop."--Alan Cheuse, NPR's "All Things Considered"
"Beattie writes insightfully and with contagious excitement of the artistic process and offers remarkable analysis of the world's literary greats...Her respect for them is a beautiful thing to behold."--M.E. Collins, Chicago Sun-Times