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Thisbe Nissen
Thisbe Nissen

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  • About this Author
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Thisbe Nissen is a graduate of Oberlin College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and she is a former James Michener Fellow. A native New Yorker, she now lives, writes, gardens, and collages in Iowa City, Iowa.

Thisbe Nissen’s Out of the Girls’ Room and into the Night and The Good People of New York are available in Vintage paperback.

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The Good People of New York

Written by Thisbe Nissen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 7, 2002
Price: $13.00

When Roz Rosenzweig meets Edwin Anderson fumbling for keys on the stoop of a Manhattan walk-up, the last thing on her mind is falling for a polite Nebraskan–yet fall for him she does. So begins Thisbe Nissen’s breathtaking debut novel, a decidedly urban fairy tale that follows Roz and Edwin as... Read more >
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The Good People of New York

Written by Thisbe Nissen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 19, 2001
Price: $9.99

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Osprey Island

Written by Thisbe Nissen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 14, 2005
Price: $13.00

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Osprey Island

Written by Thisbe Nissen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Out of the Girls' Room and Into the Night
Stories
Written by Thisbe Nissen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 17, 2000
Price: $12.00

In Thisbe Nissen's award-winning debut story collection, characters teeter on the verge of love, of life, of oncoming cataclysms after which Things Will Never Be the Same. Against the varied backdrops of Grateful Dead shows, anniversary parties, sickrooms, and bright Manhattan vestibules, Nissen traces the joy, terror, and electric surprise that... Read more >
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