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Anthony Doerr

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Anthony Doerr was born on October 27, 1973 in Cleveland, Ohio. He is the author of The Shell Collector, About Grace, Four Seasons in Rome, Memory Wall, and All the Light We Cannot See. His fiction has won four O. Henry Prizes and has been anthologized in several anthologies. He has won the Barnes näytä lisää and Noble Discover Prize, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library's Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for Fiction, three Pushcart Prizes, two Pacific Northwest Book Award, three Ohioana Book Awards, the 2010 Story Prize, which is considered the most prestigious prize in the U.S. for a collection of short stories, and the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, which is the largest prize in the world for a single short story. His novel, All the Light We Cannot See, won the Adult Fiction Award for the Indies Choice Book Awards in 2015, the International Book of the Year at the ABIA Awards and the Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction in 2015. Anthony Doerr also won the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction for this same title. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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The Future Dictionary of America (2004) — Avustaja — 628 kappaletta
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (2008) — Avustaja — 517 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 2003 (2003) — Avustaja — 469 kappaletta
The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories (2004) — Avustaja — 265 kappaletta
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011 (2011) — Avustaja — 238 kappaletta
Granta 97: Best of Young American Novelists 2 (2007) — Avustaja — 196 kappaletta
McSweeney's Issue 32: 2024 AD (2009) — Avustaja — 147 kappaletta
McSweeney's Issue 34 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2010) — Avustaja — 109 kappaletta
Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers (2019) — Avustaja — 67 kappaletta
The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners (2021) — Avustaja — 64 kappaletta
Granta 143: After the Fact (2018) — Avustaja — 43 kappaletta
2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (2010) — Avustaja — 39 kappaletta
The Writer's Notebook II: Craft Essays from Tin House (2012) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
Good Roots: Writers Reflect on Growing Up in Ohio (2006) — Avustaja — 22 kappaletta
Tin House 28 (Summer 2006): Summer Reading (2006) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta

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Kanoninen nimi
Doerr, Anthony
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Boise, Idaho, USA
Novelty, Ohio, USA
New Zealand
Rome, Italy
Bowdoin College
Bowling Green State University
University School
short-story writer
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Rome Prize
Guggenheim Fellowship (2010)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Anthony Doerr has won numerous prizes for his fiction, including the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. His most recent novel, All the Light We Cannot See, was named a best book of 2014 by a number of publications, and was a #1 New York Times Bestseller. Visit him at www.anthonydoerr.com.



Absolutely amazing book. I loved every minute of it.
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ahef1963 | 172 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 18, 2024 |
This novel was wonderful. Anthony Doerr told a multifaceted story of family, friendships, war, and imagination.

This story sheds a different light through multiple characters of WWII. Not just the harsh and brutal realities of war, but those moments away from it. How even in war people lived their lives on both sides. How hope and love in its various forms are sometimes the very thing that drives survival and healing.

I loved the parallels between Werner’s story and Marie-Laure’s. How their paths converged and tapered away.

An absolute must read for historical fans!
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TiffanyCutshall | 885 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 15, 2024 |
Much of the writing in this book was lovely and I thought the characters were superbly drawn but I wearied of the war scenes, the two-part story thread and thought the book would benefit from a tighter edit. I was skimming over a lot of Werner's parts toward the end. Frederick's was a heartbreaking story. Did we need the diamond at all? I would read more of the author's work but must temper my enthusiasm to three stars.
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featherbooks | 885 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
I really enjoyed this book. Even though it had some futuristic aspects (which I typically do not like), it was still all about humans and how they connect (the point just so happened to occur over time). This was thoughtful and well written -- long, but kept each story and character moving. Highly recommend.
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sbenne3 | 172 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 5, 2024 |


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