Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Allan Gurganus
Allan Gurganus

Photo © Becket Logon

  • About this Author
author spotlight

Allan Gurganus lives in a small town in North Carolina. The title novella of this book won the National Magazine Prize. His other honors include the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Southern Book Prize, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
A Novel
Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: eBook, 736 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
A Novel
Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 16, 2001
Price: $18.95

Allan Gurganus’s Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All became an instant classic upon its publication. Critics and readers alike fell in love with the voice of ninety-nine-year-old Lucy Marsden, one of the most entertaining and loquacious heoines in American literature.

Lucy married at the turn of the last century, when she was... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Exam Copy
Plays Well with Others

Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 2, 1999
Price: $14.95

It's 1980, and Hartley Mims jr., a somewhat overbred Southerner, arrives in town to found his artistic career and find a circle of brilliant friends. He soon discovers both Robert Christian Gustafson, archangelic boy composer of Symphony no. 1: The Titanic, and Alabama Byrnes, a failed Savannah debutante whose gigantic paintings... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Plays Well with Others

Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Practical Heart
Four Novellas
Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $17.95

A luminous quartet, five years in the writing, reveals even more fully the breathtaking range of "a storyteller in the grand tradition" (New York Times).

Allan Gurganus's voice—by turn bawdy and serene, folkloric and profane—deepens as it soars into this quiet masterwork. Four new fables—rich in event, comedy, experience—surge with the force... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

The Practical Heart
Four Novellas
Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
White People

Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 8, 2000
Price: $15.95

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

White People

Written by Allan Gurganus


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
My Summer in a Garden

Written by Charles Dudley Warner
Introduction by Allan Gurganus


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 19, 2002
Price: $15.00

Read more >
Page 1 of 1