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Private Life

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ISBN-10: 1400033195

ISBN-13: 9781400033195

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jane Smiley

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List price: $17.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles, California on September 26, 1949. She received a B. A. at Vassar College in 1971 and an M. F. A. and a Ph.D from the University of Iowa. From 1981 to 1996, she taught undergrad and graduate creative writing workshops at Iowa State University. Her first critically acclaimed novel, The Greenlanders (1988), was preceded by three other novels and a highly regarded short story collection, The Age of Grief (1987). In 1985, she won an O. Henry Award for her short story Lily, which was published in The Atlantic Monthly. Her novel A Thousand Acres (1991) received both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Moo;…