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About the Author Percival Everett
"Finding Billy White Feather"
2015 PEN/O. Henry Award-winning Author

Percival Everett is author to more than twenty books, among them Erasure, I Am Not Sidney Poitier and Percival Everett by Virgil Russell. His latest is a book of stories, Half an Inch of Water.

In his own words: "He has won some awards, because if you do something long enough you're bound to receive an award or two."





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