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Jean Thompson


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Jean has been the recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, among other accolades, and taught creative writing at the University of Illinois--Champaign/ Urbana, Reed College, Northwestern University, and many other colleges and universities.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Romance
 
Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (1999) : Who Do You Love?


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The Second Home (2020)
Christina Clancy
"The Second Home shows us how families are knit together and how they unravel; how a place?a geography, a house?can act as the repository for our best and most important memories. And that even the most damaged past can be reclaimed, a hard-won wisdom that shines through on every page."

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