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Julie Orringer
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Julie Orringer is the author of the award-winning short-story collection How to Breathe Underwater, which was a New York Times Notable Book. She is the winner of The Paris Review’s Discovery Prize and the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Stanford University, and the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. She lives in Brooklyn, where she is researching a new novel.

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How to Breathe Underwater

Written by Julie Orringer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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How to Breathe Underwater

Written by Julie Orringer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $15.00

Nine brave, wise, and spellbinding stories make up this award-winning debut. In “When She is Old and I Am Famous” a young woman confronts the inscrutable power of her cousin’s beauty. In “Note to Sixth-Grade Self” a band of popular girls exert their social power over an awkward outcast. In “Isabel... Read more >
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The Invisible Bridge

Written by Julie Orringer


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $15.95

Paris, 1937. Andras Lévi, a Hungarian-Jewish architecture student, arrives from Budapest with a scholarship, a single suitcase, and a mysterious letter he promised to deliver. But when he falls into a complicated relationship with the letter's recipient, he becomes privy to a secret that will alter the course of his—and his... Read more >
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The Invisible Bridge

Written by Julie Orringer


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $26.95

Julie Orringer’s astonishing first novel—eagerly awaited since the publication of her heralded best-selling short-story collection, How to Breathe Underwater (“Fiercely beautiful”—The New York Times)—is a grand love story and an epic tale of three brothers whose lives are torn apart by war.

Paris, 1937. Andras Lévi, a Hungarian Jewish architecture student, arrives... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

The Invisible Bridge

Written by Julie Orringer


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $9.99

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