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Jane Hamilton
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  • About this Author
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JANE HAMILTON is the author of The Book of Ruth, winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction, A Map of the World, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and named one of the top ten books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, the Miami Herald, and People magazine; Disobedience; and The Short History of a Prince. She lives in Rochester, Wisconsin.

 Jane Hamilton is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com).

 

 

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The Book of Ruth
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 1, 1989
Price: $16.00

Winner of the 1989 PENErnest Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion, and love.  The Book of Ruth is the story of a young girl who grows... Read more >

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Disobedience
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 10, 2001
Price: $15.00

From Jane Hamilton, author of the beloved New York Times bestsellers A Map of the World and The Book of Ruth, comes a warmly humorous, poignant novel about a young man, his mother’s e-mail, and the often surprising path of infidelity.

Henry Shaw, a high school senior, is about as comfortable with... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Disobedience
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 5, 2002
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

A Map of the World
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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A Map of the World
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 3, 1999
Price: $15.95

From the author of the widely acclaimed The Book of Ruth comes a harrowing, heartbreaking drama about a rural American family and a disastrous event that forever changes their lives.

The Goodwins, Howard, Alice, and their little girls, Emma and Claire, live on a dairy farm in Wisconsin. Although suspiciously regarded by... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

The Short History of a Prince
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Short History of a Prince
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 16, 1999
Price: $15.95

From the acclaimed author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World, this is an eloquent and compassionate novel about a young man's passion for dance. Set against the backdrop of their summer home in Wisconsin, it tells of the way a family--and a son's place in it--can... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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When Madeline Was Young

Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $15.00

Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World brings us a rich and loving novel about a non-traditional family in the aftermath of a terrible accident.

When Aaron Maciver’s beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers a head injury in a bicycle crash, she is left with... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

When Madeline Was Young
A Novel
Written by Jane Hamilton


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $11.99

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