Alice McDermott

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Name: Alice McDermott
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

A Great Reading List: The Long-List for a Prestigious First Novel Prize

The Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, started in 2006, recently released its long-list of first novels up for the award. The announcement grabbed my attention because it includes a 2014 favorite of mine -- the tender, achingly poignant first novel, "Byrd," ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Lackawanna County Court Notes 7/4/2014

MARRIAGE LICENSES■ Peter Christopher Mills Jr., Blakely, Stephana Kiran Persad, Pottstown.■ Clyde Beach and Gayathri Hanasoge Venkoba Rao, both of Scranton.■ James Lawrence Hopkins and Stephanie Ann Orzalek, both of Old Forge.■ Brittany Christina Demeck ... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

2011 Tale title contender for statewide reading project

Hillary Jordan’s “Mudbound,” the 2011 selection for the “A Tale for Three Counties” community reading project, is a candidate for the statewide book club, “One Maryland One Book.”The project features book discussions, events, and other programs at libraries, ... [Published The Daily News Online - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Eliza Dushku and Rick Fox Have Split

[ Life ]Eliza Dushku has ended her five-year relationship with boyfriend Rick Fox, a retired NBA player, and moved back to her hometown of Boston.“Rick’s an LA guy and I’m a Boston girl,” Dushku said of the split.“I missed my town and I missed my fam ... [Published WebProNews - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen King, 'Mr. Mercedes', and Our Love of Literary Junk Food (Review)

Here’s how I began to suspect that Mr. Mercedes is not an enduring work of literature: Though I enjoyed it, I realized I would have very little to say about it. For a while, I couldn’t put it down. But now that I’ve eaten the last bite, the whole meal ... [Published Pop Matters - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

NBCC Celebrates The Best of 2013

The nights big winners included Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who shouted in celebration as she approached the podium to accept the fiction award for her novel Americanah (Knopf). She went on to say how humbled she was to keep company with Alice McDermott ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbitte remembered: Novelist Roddy Doyle revisits working-class Dublin music scene

JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, a look at family, love and growing old, all with humor and a musical beat.Jeffrey Brown has our book conversationJEFFREY BROWN: It’s been almost 30 years since we were first introduced to music fanatic Jimmy Rabbitte in ... [Published PBS - Feb 06 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Detailed characters enrich 'Someone'

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | “Someone� by Alice McDermott is a tale that spans the life of Marie Commeford. It opens to find Marie, then an inquisitive 7-year-old, waiting for her father on the stoop of their ... [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 31 2014]

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A Great Reading List: The Long-List for a Prest... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 09 2014]
Lackawanna County Court Notes 7/4/2014 [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - Jul 04 2014]
2011 Tale title contender for statewide reading... [Published The Daily News Online - Jun 30 2014]
Eliza Dushku and Rick Fox Have Split [Published WebProNews - Jun 25 2014]
Eliza Dushku and Rick Fox Have Split [Published WebProNews Feed - Jun 25 2014]
Stephen King, 'Mr. Mercedes', and Our Love of L... [Published Pop Matters - Jun 25 2014]
NBCC Celebrates The Best of 2013 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 15 2014]
Rabbitte remembered: Novelist Roddy Doyle revis... [Published PBS - Feb 06 2014]
Detailed characters enrich 'Someone' [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 31 2014]
NBCC Names Finalists for 2013 Honors [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 13 2014]
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