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Lisa Alther

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LISA ALTHER was born in 1944 in Kingsport, Tennessee, where she went to public schools. She was graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in English literature in 1966. After attending the Publishing Procedures Course at Radcliffe College and working for Atheneum Publishers in New York, she moved to Hinesburg, Vermont, where she has lived for thirty years, raising her daughter. She taught Southern Fiction at St. Michael's College in Winooski, Vermont. Having lived in London and Paris, she currently divides her time between Vermont and New York City.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Lisa Alther
Short stories
Stormy Weather (1998)

Lisa Alther recommends
Unnatural Mothers (1995)
Renate Dorrestein
"Unnatural Mothers is a heart-breaking novel about a gifted child's unmet need for protection."

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