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Maureen Howard


(Maureen Kearns-Howard)
USA flag (b.1930)

Maureen Keans-Howard (born in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is an American writer, editor, and lecturer known for her award winning autobiography Facts of Life.
 
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Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1983) : Grace Abounding
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1987) : Expensive Habits
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1993) : Natural History


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There Is Room for You (2004)
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"A richly endowed memory piece... Bacon is a seductive and gifted storyteller."
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Tales from the Town of Widows (2007)
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"Cañón is a gifted storyteller, as full of his radical purpose as Jonathan Swift, as enchanting as Gabriel García Márquez, as brainy as Pamuk, yet his anger and compassion, as well as his humor, are distinctly his own."

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