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Jane Hamilton

JANE HAMILTON is the author of The Book of Ruth, winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction, A Map of the World, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and named one of the top ten books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, the Miami Herald, and People magazine; Disobedience; and The Short History of a Prince. She lives in Rochester, Wisconsin.

 Jane Hamilton is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com).


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The Book of Ruth
Written by Jane Hamilton
Anchor | Trade Paperback | December 1989
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-26570-6 (0-385-26570-0)

Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award  for best first novel, this exquisite book  confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence  from which the author creates a stunning testament  to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and  love. Read more






Disobedience
Written by Jane Hamilton
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 2001
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-72046-5 (0-385-72046-7)

From Jane Hamilton, author of the beloved New York Times bestsellers A Map of the World and The Book of Ruth, comes a warmly humorous, poignant novel about a young man, his mother's e-mail, and the often surprising path of infidelity.

Henry Shaw, a high school senior, is about as comfortable with... Read more






A Map of the World
Written by Jane Hamilton
Anchor | Trade Paperback | December 1999
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-72010-6 (0-385-72010-6)

From the author of the widely acclaimed The Book of Ruth comes a harrowing, heartbreaking drama about a rural American family and a disastrous event that forever changes their lives.

The Goodwins, Howard, Alice, and their little girls, Emma and Claire, live on a dairy farm in Wisconsin. Although suspiciously regarded by... Read more






The Short History of a Prince
Written by Jane Hamilton
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-47948-6 (0-385-47948-4)

Walter McCloud is a boy with dreams unlike most. Introduced as a child to the genius of Balanchine and the lyricism of Tchaikovsky, Walter has always aspired to be a dancer. As he grows older, it becomes clear that despite his desire, he lacks the talent, and he faces the painful... Read more






When Madeline Was Young
Written by Jane Hamilton
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9699-2 (1-4000-9699-5)

Jane Hamilton, award-winning author of The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World brings us a rich and loving novel about a non-traditional family in the aftermath of a terrible accident.When Aaron Maciver’s beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers a head injury in a bicycle crash, she is left with... Read more





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