Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon
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Lord of Misrule Summary
2010 National Book Award for Fiction
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"Assured, exotic and uncategorizable
an incontrovertible winner, a bona fide bolt from the blue." - The New York Times
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Jaimy Gordon's third novel, Bogeywoman, was on the Los Angeles Times list of Best Books for 2000. Her second novel, She Drove Without Stopping, was an American Library Association Notable Book in 1990. Gordon's short story, "A Night's Work," which shares a number of characters with Lord of Misrule, appeared in Best American Short Stories 1995. She is the author of a novella, Circumspections from an Equestrian Statue, and the fantasy classic novel Shamp of the City-Solo. Gordon received an Academy-Institute Award for her fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She teaches at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and in the Prague Summer Program for Writers.
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