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Alison McGhee's first novel, Rainlight, won the GLCA National Fiction Award, the 1999 Minnesota Book Award, was listed by Library Journal as one of the best first novels of 1998, and was a Borders Original Voices pick in both hardcover and paperback.

Her second novel, Shadow Baby, was a 2001 Minnesota Book Award winner, was listed by Kirkus Reviews as one of the eight best novels of 2000, was a Borders Original Voices pick in both hardcover and paperback, a Booksense 76 pick, a Pulitzer Prize nominee, and the August 2003 Today Show Book Club selection.

Genres: General Fiction
 
Alison McGhee recommends
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Two of Us (2004)
Brendan Halpin
"I read it in one sitting, my heart simultaneously cracked open and healed. What a beautiful, elegiac, laugh-out-loud book."

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