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Karen Thompson Walker is the author of The Age of Miracles, which was a New York Times bestseller. She was born and raised in San Diego and is a graduate of UCLA and the Columbia MFA program.  A former editor at Simon & Schuster, she wrote The Age of Miracles in the mornings before work--sometimes while riding the subway. She currently lives in Iowa with her husband. 

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The Age of Miracles
A Novel
Written by Karen Thompson Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $15.00

Selected for common reading at Northern Michigan University (Marquette, MI)

“It’s never the disasters you see coming that finally come to pass—it’s the ones you don’t expect at all,” says Julia, in this spellbinding novel of catastrophe and survival by a superb new writer. Luminous, suspenseful, unforgettable, The Age of Miracles tells... Read more >

The Age of Miracles
A Novel
Written by Karen Thompson Walker


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $11.99

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