American elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett

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Published by Orbit in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Family secrets,
  • Ficiton,
  • Inheritance and succession,
  • Home,
  • Ex-police officers,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRobert Jackson Bennett
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3602.E66455 A83 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25299851M
ISBN 109780316200202
LC Control Number2012016166

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Robert Jackson Bennett was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Sydney J.

Bounds Award, and an Edgar Award, he is the author of the novels Mr. Shivers, The Company Man, The Troupe, American Elsewhere, the Founders trilogy, and the Divine Cities trilogy, which was a Hugo Awards finalist in the Best Series category.

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Bounds Award, and an Edgar Award, he is the author of the novels Mr. Shivers, The Company Man, The Troupe, American Elsewhere, the Founders trilogy, and the Divine Cities trilogy, which was a Hugo Awards finalist in the Best Series category.

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Bennett was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He studied at the University of Texas and settled down in Austin, Texas. His debut as an author was the novel Mr. Shivers (). He went on to write The Company Man (), The Troupe (), and American Elsewhere ().

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