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Frederick Barthelme

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FREDERICK BARTHELME is the author of twelve books of fiction, the most recent of which, Elroy Nights, was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and a New York Times Notable Book. He directs the writing program at the University of Southern Mississippi and edits the Mississippi Review.

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Written by Frederick Barthelme

Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $15.00

Set amidst the tatters of post-Katrina Gulf Coast Mississippi, Waveland is a brilliantly observed portrait of our times from one of the most incisive novelists at work today.

Partially retired architect Vaughn Williams does what he can to remain "viable." Battling the doldrums of midlife, he teaches an occasional class, reads... Read more >
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Written by Frederick Barthelme

Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

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