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San Miguel

San Miguel( )
Author: Boyle, T. C.
Narrated by: Caruso, Barbara
ISBN:978-1-4703-0206-1
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Recorded Books, Inc.
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $109.00
Book Description:

New York Times best-selling author T. C. Boyle is a recipient of the PEN/Faulkner Award and has been named a finalist for the National Book Award. San Miguel follows two families attempting to forge new futures on an island off Southern California. In 1888, Marantha and her husband, a Civil War veteran, hope that life on the island will restore her failing health, but soon the locale's brutal isolation begins to take its toll. Decades later, Elise and Herbie find fulfillment in San...
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Boyle, T. C. (Author)
T. C. Boyle was born Thomas John Boyle in Peekskill, New York on December 2, 1948. He received a B.A. in English and history from SUNY Potsdam in 1968, a MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1974, and a Ph.D. degree in nineteenth century British literature from the University of Iowa in 1977. He has been a member of the English department at the University of Southern California since 1978.

He has written over 20 books including After the Plague, Drop City, The Inner Circle, Tooth and Claw, The Human Fly, Talk Talk, The Women, Wild Child, and When the Killing's Done. He has received numerous awards including the PEN/Faulkner Award for best novel of the year for World's End; the PEN/Malamud Prize in the short story for T. C. Boyle Stories; and the Prix Médicis Étranger for best foreign novel in France for The Tortilla Curtain. His title's Sam Miguel and The Harder They Caome made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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