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The Miss America Family

The Miss America Family( )
Author: Baggott, Julianna
ISBN:978-0-7434-2673-2
Publication Date:Apr 2002
Publisher:Atria Books
Imprint:Beyond Words/Atria Books
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

The Miss America Family In this stunning follow-up to the acclaimed Girl Talk, a fading beauty-pageant veteran and her sixteen-year-old son team up as the delightfully nimble co-chroniclers of one family's soulful, mordantly funny remembrance of things past. With her irreverent evocation of suburban dissolution, Julianna Baggott gives us a fictional world whose emotional complexity and comedic dysfunction closely resemble our own. It's 1987 in Greenville,...
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Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Sagas
Author Biography
Baggott, Julianna (Author)
Julianna Baggott received her M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1994, where she held a Greensboro Scholar Fellowship. In 1998 and 1999, she placed nearly forty poems and short stories in such magazines as Poetry, The Southern Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Indiana Review. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Delaware Division of Arts and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ragdale Foundation. Winner of the Eyster Prize for Fiction in 1998, her manuscript of poems was a 1999 finalist in Breadloaf's first-book prize.

She lives in Newark, Delaware with her husband, poet David G. W. Scott, and their three children. Girl Talk is her first novel.

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