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Jill Ciment
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Jill Ciment was born in Montreal, Canada. She is the author of three novels, The Tattoo Artist, Teeth of the Dog, and The Law of Falling Bodies; a collection of stories, Small Claims; and a memoir, Half a Life.  She has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts, a NEA Japan Fellowship Prize, two New York State Fellowships for the Arts, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Ciment is a professor at the University of Florida.  She lives in Gainesville, Florida.

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March 3, 2015
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Act of God
A Novel
Written by Jill Ciment


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $23.00

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Act of God
A Novel
Written by Jill Ciment


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $

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Half a Life

Written by Jill Ciment


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 18, 1997
Price: $15.00

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Heroic Measures

Written by Jill Ciment


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

New York City is on high alert—a gasoline truck is “stuck” in the Midtown tunnel and the driver has fled. Through panic and gridlock, Alex and Ruth must transport their beloved old dachshund—whose back legs are suddenly paralyzed—to the animal hospital, using a cutting board as a stretcher. But this is... Read more >
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Heroic Measures
A Novel
Written by Jill Ciment


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $11.99

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The Tattoo Artist
A Novel
Written by Jill Ciment


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $14.00

Winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for 2005


In 1970, Sara Ehrenreich boards a small plane and returns to New York City with much fanfare; she will be featured in Life magazine. She has not left Ta'un'uu—the South Seas island upon which she and her husband, Philip, were marooned during a... Read more >
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The Tattoo Artist
A Novel
Written by Jill Ciment


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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