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Ben Metcalf (1966–?) was born in Illinois and raised in that state and later in rural Virginia. He was for many years the literary editor of Harper’s Magazine. He has since taught at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and joined the Lapham’s Quarterly editorial board. His writing has appeared in The Baffler, Harper's Magazine, The Best American Essays, and elsewhere.

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Ben Metcalf was born in Illinois and raised in that state and later in rural Virginia. For many years, he was the literary editor of Harper’s Magazine. Now he’s an adjunct professor in Columbia University’s MFA writing program. His work has appeared in The Baffler, Harper’s, and elsewhere, and has twice been included in The Best American Essays. This is his first novel.

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ISBN:
9781400062690
Author:
Metcalf, Ben
Publisher:
Random House
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
literary fiction;southern gothic fiction;contemporary gothic fiction;contemporary literary fiction;family life novel;humorous literary fiction;dark humor novel
Publication Date:
20150131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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"Synopsis" by , Ben Metcalf was born in Illinois and raised in that state and later in rural Virginia. For many years, he was the literary editor of Harper’s Magazine. Now he’s an adjunct professor in Columbia University’s MFA writing program. His work has appeared in The Baffler, Harper’s, and elsewhere, and has twice been included in The Best American Essays. This is his first novel.
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