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Francisco Goldman


(1955 - )

Francisco Goldman is the author of The Long Night of White Chickens, The Ordinary Seaman, The Divine Husband, and The Art of Political Murder. He has been the recipient of Sue Kaufman Prize for first fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a finalist for the International IMPAC-Dublin Literary Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction.
 
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Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1993) : The Long Night of White Chickens
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1998) : The Ordinary Seaman
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Ordinary Seaman


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The Convalescent (2009)
Jessica Anthony
"A blissfully nutty, brainy, ribald, brilliantly imaginative ode to human loneliness, oddity, and persistence."