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Carrie Brown
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Carrie Brown is the author of five novels and a collection of short stories. Awards she has received include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and, twice, the Library of Virginia Literary Award. Her short fiction has appeared in One Story, Glimmer Train, The Georgia Review, and The Oxford American. She lives with her husband, the writer John Gregory Brown, in Virginia, where she is distinguished visiting professor of creative writing at Hollins University.

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May 5, 2015
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The Last First Day
A Novel
Written by Carrie Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 5, 2015
Price: $15.95

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The Last First Day
A Novel
Written by Carrie Brown


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $24.95

From the author of The Rope Walk, here is the story of a woman’s life in its twilight, as she looks back on a harrowing childhood and on the unaccountable love and happiness that emerged from it.

Ruth has always stood firmly beside her upstanding, brilliant husband, Peter, the legendary chief of... Read more >
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The Last First Day
A Novel
Written by Carrie Brown


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Rope Walk
A Novel
Written by Carrie Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $13.95

In The Rope Walk, Carrie Brown crafts a luminous story of a young girl's coming of age during a crucial summer in New England.

On her tenth birthday Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: Theo, the African American grandson of her father's best friend, and Kenneth, an artist who... Read more >
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The Rope Walk
A Novel
Written by Carrie Brown


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $9.99

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