Mary Coin by Marisa Silver
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Mary Coin Summary
In her first novel since The God of War, the critically acclaimed author Marisa Silver takes Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" photograph as inspiration for a breathtaking reinvention - a story of two women, one famous and one forgotten, and of the remarkable legacy of their chance encounter.
Mary Coin Reviews
"Starred Review. With writing that is sensual and rich, she shines a light on the parts of personal history not shared and stops time without destroying the moment." - Publishers Weekly
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Mary Coin Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Marisa Silver Author Biography
Marisa Silver is the author of the novels The God of War (a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize), and No Direction Home. She made her fiction debut in The New Yorker when she appeared in the inaugural Debut Fiction issue. Her collection of stories, Babe in Paradise, was a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. Silver's work has been included in Best American Short Stories and the O. Henry Prize Stories. She lives in Los Angeles.
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