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Mary Doria Russell
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Mary Doria Russell is the author of The Sparrow, Children of God, A Thread of Grace and Dreamers of the Day. Her novels have won nine national and international literary awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the James Tiptree Award, and the American Library Association Readers Choice Award. The Sparrow was selected as one of Entertainment Weekly’s ten best books of the year, and A Thread of Grace was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Russell lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact her at www.MaryDoriaRussell.net

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Children of God

Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 2, 1999
Price: $15.00

In Children of God, Russell establishes herself as one of the most innovative, entertaining and philosophically provocative novelists writing today.

The only member of the original mission to the planet Rakhat to return to Earth, Father Emilio Sandoz has barely begun to recover from his ordeal when the So-ciety of Jesus calls... Read more >
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Children of God

Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

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A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Dreamers of the Day
A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 16, 2008
Price: $15.00

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Dreamers of the Day
A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Sparrow
A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 8, 1997
Price: $16.00

Selected for Common Reading at Rutgers University, School of Arts and Science Honors Program

"A notable achievement . . . Russell shows herself to be a skillful storyteller who subtly and expertly builds suspense."
--USA Today

"If you have to send a group of people to a newly discovered planet to contact a totally... Read more >
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The Sparrow
A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

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A Thread of Grace

Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 6, 2005
Price: $15.00

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A Thread of Grace
A Novel
Written by Mary Doria Russell


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $11.99

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