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Dan Chaon
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  • About this Author
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Dan Chaon is the acclaimed author of Among the Missing, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and You Remind Me of Me, which was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. Chaon’s fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, Pushcart Prize, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Fiction, and he was the recipient of the 2006 Academy Award in... Read More

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Among the Missing

Written by Dan Chaon


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 29, 2002
Price: $15.00

***2001 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NOMINEE - FICTION***

***AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NOTABLE BOOK AWARD - FICTION***

In this haunting, bracing new collection, Dan Chaon shares stories of men, women, and children who live far outside the American Dream, while wondering which decision, which path, or which accident brought them to this place. Chaon imagines... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Among the Missing

Written by Dan Chaon


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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Await Your Reply
A Novel
Written by Dan Chaon


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

A 2009 New York Times Notable Book

The lives of three strangers interconnect in unforeseen ways–and with unexpected consequences–in acclaimed author Dan Chaon’s gripping, brilliantly written new novel.

Longing to get on with his life, Miles Cheshire nevertheless can’t stop searching for his troubled twin brother, Hayden, who has been missing for ten... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Await Your Reply
A Novel
Written by Dan Chaon


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Fitting Ends

Written by Dan Chaon


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 1, 2003
Price: $14.00

Fitting Ends is the first collection of fiction by the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist Among the Missing and now appears in this newly revised edition with two never before collected stories.

Written before Among the Missing and originally published by Northwestern University Press, Fitting Ends features thirteen stories... Read more >
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Fitting Ends

Written by Dan Chaon


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Stay Awake
Stories
Written by Dan Chaon


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

“Eerily beautiful . . . [Chaon] is the modern day John Cheever.”—Boston Sunday Globe

“Powerful and disturbing . . . The shocks in this collection are many.”—The Washington Pos
t

These haunting, suspenseful stories by acclaimed author Dan Chaon feature scattered families, unfulfilled dreamers, anxious souls—lost, fragile, searching characters who wander between ordinary... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Stay Awake
Stories
Written by Dan Chaon


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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You Remind Me of Me
A Novel
Written by Dan Chaon


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $15.00

With his critically acclaimed Among the Missing and Fitting Ends, award-winning author Dan Chaon proved himself a master of the short story form. He is a writer, observes the Chicago Tribune, who can “convincingly squeeze whole lives into a mere twenty pages or so.” Now Chaon marshals his notable talents in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

You Remind Me of Me

Written by Dan Chaon


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 25, 2004
Price: $11.99

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