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Steve Amick
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Steve Amick is the author of The Lake, the River & the Other Lake and Nothing But a Smile. His short fiction has appeared in McSweeney’s, The Southern Review, The New England Review, Playboy, Story, the anthology The Sound of Writing, and on National Public Radio. He has an MFA from George Mason University and has been a college instructor, playwright, copywriter, songwriter, and musician. He lives in Michigan, dividing his time between his hometown, Ann Arbor, and a family cottage on a famously clear lake along the northern edge of the Lower Peninsula.

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The Lake, the River & the Other Lake
A Novel
Written by Steve Amick


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $11.99

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The Lake, the River & the Other Lake

Written by Steve Amick


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $14.95

The resort town of Weneshkeen, nestled along Michigan’s Gold Coast, has become a complex melting pot: townies and old timers mix with ritzy summer folk, migrant cherry pickers, wily river guides, and a few Ojibwe Indians. As the summer blooms, these lives mingle in surprising ways–a lifelong resident and Vietnam Vet... Read more >
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Nothing But a Smile

Written by Steve Amick


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $15.00

In his utterly charming story of a World War II veteran and an enterprising pinup girl, Steve Amick has created a beautifully understated love letter to an America of harder times and simpler choices.

It's 1944, and Wink Dutton, a former illustrator for Yank and Stars and Stripes, arrives in Chicago after... Read more >

Nothing but a Smile
A Novel
Written by Steve Amick


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $11.99

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