Jeff Talarigo author biography, plus links to books by Jeff Talarigo.

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Jeff Talarigo

Jeff Talarigo won the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Foundation Award for his first novel, The Pearl Diver. After living in Japan for almost fourteen years, he, with his wife and son, moved back to the United States in 2006. He was awarded a fellowship at the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. The Ginseng Hunter is his second novel.

Apparently, The Ginseng Hunter is based on actual events that are happening today in North Korea, also known as the DPRK, and along the Northeast border of China, to where many North Korean refugees flee.

This biography was last updated on 04/15/2008.

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