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Sue Miller (1) (1943–)

Autor(a) de While I Was Gone

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About the Author

Sue Miller was born November 29, 1943. She received a B.A. from Radcliffe College in 1964. She was a high school teacher, a cocktail waitress and a model before becoming a full time mother. Soon after the birth of her child, she divorced her first husband. Afterwards, she founded the Harvard Day mostrar mais Care Centers and worked as a preschool teacher. At the age of 35, she began writing after joining a writing workshop. Her first novel The Good Mother (1986), which is about a divorced woman caught up in a fierce custody battle, was on the bestsellers list for six months. Her other works include Family Pictures (1990), For Love (1993), The Distinguished Guest (1995), and While I Was Gone (1999). She also has a short story collection titled Inventing the Abbotts and Other Stories (1987). Several of her books have been adapted into movies including The Good Mother (1988), which was directed by Leonard Nimoy and starred Diane Keaton and Liam Neeson; Family Pictures (1993), which starred Anjelica Houston and Sam Neill; and Inventing the Abbotts (1997), which starred Liv Tyler. She is currently a professor of creative writing at Smith College. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Sue Miller

While I Was Gone (1999) 3,450 exemplares
The Senator's Wife (2008) 1,396 exemplares
The Good Mother (1986) 1,015 exemplares
The World Below (2001) 997 exemplares
Lost in the Forest (2005) 759 exemplares
Family Pictures (1990) 694 exemplares
Monogamy (2020) 554 exemplares
The Lake Shore Limited (2010) 544 exemplares
For Love (1993) 496 exemplares
The Distinguished Guest (1995) 486 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 2002 (2002) — Editor — 461 exemplares
The Arsonist (2014) 410 exemplares
The Story of My Father: A Memoir (2003) 149 exemplares

Associated Works

Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from the New York Times (2001) — Contribuidor — 443 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (1987) — Contribuidor — 129 exemplares
Literary Traveller: An Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction (1994) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Amerika, Amerika bloemlezing — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares


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by the end of this i wasn't caring at all about these characters or their growth or their past or really any of it. sue miller's writing is so good but i'm finding that i'm maybe not so into what she's writing about or maybe the characters' lives she's interested in? i do like her writing and i like her exploration of themes in quiet books, but somehow they consistently don't hit for me.
overlycriticalelisa | 24 outras críticas | Jan 1, 2024 |
A story of people and their relationships. While some of them seemed a bit too reasonable at times, it was still an enjoyable view into the lives of others. Richard Russo reviewing this in the NYT makes sense, as he writes in a similar style.
danielskatz | 32 outras críticas | Dec 26, 2023 |
I was surprised at how much I liked this book. Interesting and different.
bcuperus | 32 outras críticas | Dec 22, 2023 |
I'm so sorry I have reached the end of this absolutely fascinating story about the intertwining of so many lives and so beautifully told my Miller. No WONDER it took her six years to produce....there is so much emotional depth in every page---I didn't want to miss a word. I was amazed that Miller was able to make me feel as though she could understand each and every character in the story and how their FELT about what was happening. Very impressive writing.
nyiper | 32 outras críticas | Jun 28, 2023 |



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