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Lily Tuck

USA flag (1938 - )

Born in Paris, Lily Tuck is the author of three previous novels -- Interviewing Matisse or The Woman Who Died Standing Up, The Woman Who Walked on Water, and Siam. Her short fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Fiction, and the Antioch Review. She divides her time between Maine and New York City.
Non fiction
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (2000) : Siam: Or the Woman Who Shot a Man
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (2004) : The News from Paraguay

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