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Jillian Medoff

USA flag (b.1963)

Jillian Medoff is an American writer of literary fiction. Her first novel, Hunger Point, was published by Regan Books in 1997, and became the basis for an original Lifetime movie, starring Barbara Hershey, which first aired in 2003. Hunger Point has been translated into a number of foreign languages, including French, Spanish, Hebrew, among others. Her second novel, Good Girls Gone Bad, was published by Harper Collins in 2002, and translated into a number of foreign languages as well. She lives in New York.

Genres: Literary Fiction

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The Ballad of Laurel Springs (2021)
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