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The Burning Girl

The Burning Girl( )
Author: Messud, Claire
ISBN:978-0-393-63502-7
Publication Date:Aug 2017
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

A New York Times BestsellerA bracing, hypnotic coming-of-age story about the bond of best friends, from the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor's Children.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.76 x 8.53 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:0.92 Pounds
Author Biography
Messud, Claire (Author)
Claire Messud was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. She grew up in the United States, Australia, and Canada. She returned to the states when she was a teenager. She did undergraduate and graduate studies at Yale University and Cambridge University.

Messud's debut novel, "When The World Was Steady" (1995), was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award. "The Emperor's Children" was a New York Times Bestseller and was longlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize. Her most recent novel, "The Burning Girl" was published in 2017 by W. W. Norton.

She has taught creative writing at Amherst College, Kenyon College, University of Maryland, Yale University, in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers in North Carolina, in the Graduate Writing program at The Johns Hopkins University, and at Harvard University. Messud also taught at the Sewanee: The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. She is on the editorial board of the literary magazine The Common, based at Amherst College.

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has recognized Messud's talent with both an Addison Metcalf Award and a Strauss Living Award. She is s a recipient of Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellowships.

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