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Elizabeth McCracken

Elizabeth McCracken

Elizabeth McCracken Biography

Elizabeth McCracken was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and is the recipient of the Harold Vursell Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Michener Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She was also honored as one of Granta's 20 Best American Writers Under 40. In addition to The Giant's House, a Barnes & Noble Discover Award winner, she is the author of several other novels, including Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry; An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination, and Niagara Falls All Over Again.

She is married to the novelist Edward Carey and they have two children.

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This biography was last updated on 07/28/2011.

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Niagra Falls All Over Again
Niagra Falls All Over Again

by Elizabeth McCracken

An elegiac and uniquely American novel, and storytelling at its finest. Powerful proof that Elizabeth McCracken is one of the most dynamic and wholly original voices of her generation.
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