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A Dangerous Age: A Novel
by Ellen Gilchrist
The winner of the National Book Award returns with a moving story of a family of women drawn together by the trials of the times. The women in the Hand family are no strangers to either controversy or sadness. Those traits seem, in fact, to be a part of their family’s heritage, one that stretches back through several generations and...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction
Acts of God: Stories
by Ellen Gilchrist
From a National Book Award–winning “master of short fiction,” a collection of “sharp, funny and insightful” stories ( The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ).   Three middle-aged women set off on a vacation in Italy, but are sidelined along the way by terrorist activity. In post-Katrina New Orleans, an elderly couple makes a...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Women's Fiction
The Annunciation
by Ellen Gilchrist
At the heart of Ellen Gilchrist’s novel is the incorrigible Amanda McCamey. Leaving a troubled past behind, she marries into New Orleans’ high society but finds the privileged world stifling and unsatisfying. Seeking a quieter, more meaningful life, she divorces and moves to the Ozarks where she translates poetry and surrounds...
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Victory Over Japan
by Ellen Gilchrist
Originally published in 1984, this collection of 14 short stories set in Arkansas and Mississippi went on to win that year’s National Book Award for fiction, confirming Ellen Gilchrist’s place as one of the preeminent literary talents of her generation. VICTORY OVER JAPAN takes us into the lives of an unforgettable group of Southern...
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The Age of Miracles
by Ellen Gilchrist
In her exuberantly funny, bittersweet collection, Ellen Gilchrist offers 16 stories that delve into the vibrant lives of her signature strong-willed women. Ranging from hilarity to despair—innocent children bewildered by their elders’ behavior, a writer living on Xanax, and a socialite seeking a health cure only to find romance...
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Ellen Gilchrist: Collected Stories
by Ellen Gilchrist
With the publication of 1983's The Annunciation , Ellen Gilchrist established herself as a teller of charming, bittersweet tales of the modern South. Since then, her works of fiction - sixteen in all - have built up a solid base of dedicated fans. With her uncanny insights into human character and the bittersweet complications of...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Women's Fiction
In the Land of Dreamy Dreams
by Ellen Gilchrist
In the Land of Dreamy Dreams , Ellen Gilchrist's acclaimed 1981 debut collection of short stories, introduced readers to a remarkable Southern voice which has sustained its power and influence through her more than 20 subsequent books. Gilchrist has a distinctive ear for language, and a deep understanding of her flawed, sometimes tragic...
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The Writing Life
by Ellen Gilchrist
Celebrated author Ellen Gilchrist has played many roles-writer and speaker, wife and lover, mother and grandmother. But she never tackled the role of teacher. Offered the opportunity to teach creative writing at the University of Arkansas, she took up the challenge and ventured into unknown territory. In the process of teaching more...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Politics, History and Current Events; Writing and Publishing
Nora Jane: A Life in Stories
by Ellen Gilchrist
Since receiving the National Book Award for Victory Over Japan in 1985, Ellen Gilchrist has developed a fervently devoted readership. This collection's new novella is vintage Gilchrist, taking on the continuing joys and perils of Nora Jane and company.
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Things like the Truth: Out of My Later Years
by Ellen Gilchrist
Winner of the National Book Award and the author of numerous highly praised works of fiction and nonfiction, Ellen Gilchrist is also a daughter, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who takes delight in her large, wonderful family. Things like the Truth offers a collection of nonfiction essays about Ellen Gilchrist's life...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
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