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Haven Kimmel
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Haven Kimmel is the author of the memoir A Girl Named Zippy. She studied English and creative writing at Ball State University and North Carolina State University. She also attended seminary at the Earlham School of Religion. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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A Girl Named Zippy
Growing Up Small in Mooreland Indiana
Written by Haven Kimmel


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 18, 2002
Price: $11.99

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A Girl Named Zippy
Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana
Written by Haven Kimmel


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 3, 2002
Price: $15.00

When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house, this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears. In this witty and lovingly told memoir, Kimmel takes readers... Read more >
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The Solace of Leaving Early
A Novel
Written by Haven Kimmel


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 23, 2002
Price: $11.99

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The Solace of Leaving Early

Written by Haven Kimmel


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $15.00

Using small-town life as a springboard to explore the loftiest of ideas, Haven Kimmel’s irresistibly smart and generous first novel is at once a romance and a haunting meditation on grief and faith. Langston Braverman returns to Haddington, Indiana (pop. 3,062) after walking out on an academic career that has equipped... Read more >
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