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Book Title: The Gravedigger|
The author of the book: Peter Grandbois
Date of issue: April 19th 2007
ISBN 13: 9780811858182
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 479 KB
Edition: Chronicle Books
Read full description of the books The Gravedigger:"Reminiscent of the work of Luis Alberto Urrea and Gabriel Garcia Marquez" (Booklist), this enchanting first novel, now in paperback, was an Original Voices feature at Borders and a Discover Great New Writers selection at Barnes & Noble. Juan Rodrigo, a gravedigger in a small Andalusian village, hears the voices of the dead and tells their stories to the living, a job that turns out to have both rewards and dangers in a magical place where spirits and people coexist harmoniously, and where readers will linger with delight.
Read information about the authorPeter Grandbois is the author of seven books, including: The Gravedigger, selected by Barnes and Noble for its “Discover Great New Writers” program, The Arsenic Lobster: A Hybrid Memoir, chosen as one of the top five memoirs of 2009 by the Sacramento News and Review, Nahoonkara, winner of the gold medal in literary fiction in Foreword magazine's Book of the Year Awards for 2011, a collection of surreal flash fictions, Domestic Disturbances, a finalist for Book of the Year in Foreword magazine’s 2013 awards, and the novella collections or “monster double features,” Wait Your Turn, The Glob Who Girdled Granville (Honorable Mention for Best Fantasy of 2014 in the IndieFab Awards), and The Girl on the Swing (Silver Medalist for Best Fantasy of 2015 in the IndieFab Awards). His essays and short stories have appeared in numerous journals and been shortlisted for both the Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays. His plays have been performed in St. Louis, Columbus, and New York. He is senior editor at Boulevard magazine and fiction co-editor at Phantom Drift. He teaches at Denison University in Ohio.
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