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Gail Caldwell
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Gail Caldwell is the former chief book critic for The Boston Globe, where she was a staff writer and critic for more than twenty years. In 2001, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. She is also the author of A Strong West Wind, a memoir of her native Texas. Caldwell lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Let's Take the Long Way Home
A Memoir of Friendship
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

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Let's Take the Long Way Home
A Memoir of Friendship
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

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New Life, No Instructions
A Memoir
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $23.00

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New Life, No Instructions
A Memoir
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

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A Strong West Wind
A Memoir
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $15.00

In this exquisitely rendered memoir set on the high plains of Texas, Pulitzer Prize winner Gail Caldwell transforms into art what it is like to come of age in a particular time and place. A Strong West Wind begins in the 1950s in the wilds of the Texas Panhandle–a place of... Read more >
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A Strong West Wind
A Memoir
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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