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Kathryn Stockett

USA flag (b.1969)

Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Creative Writing, she moved to New York City where she worked in magazine publishing and marketing for nine years. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughter.

Genres: Historical
   The Help (2008)
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2010) : The Help

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Backseat Saints (2010)
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Lowcountry Summer (2010)
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Dorothea Benton Frank
"Get ready to laugh and cry."
Second Nature (2011)
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Cop Town (2014)
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"A masterpiece . . . Much more than a thriller . . . Karin Slaughter’s unforgettable female characters and stunning evocation of time and place make Cop Town one of the most powerful and moving reads of recent memory."
My Sunshine Away (2015)
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The Operator (2020)
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The Lion's Den (2020)
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