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Vestal McIntyre

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in Nampa, Idaho, The United States



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Vestal McIntyre was born and raised the youngest of seven children outside Nampa, Idaho. He attended Tufts University, and has lived in Boston and New York City.

Lake Overturn: A Novel was published by HarperCollins in April, 2009. The Washington Post said, "In Lake Overturn, McIntyre has created a vast, intricate lattice of relationships, reminiscent of the novels of Richard Russo....Here is an author capable of handling even the most noxious elements when he stirs his American backwater." And Out Magazine said, "Richly imagined and fully realized, Overturn has given us what we didn’t know we were waiting for: the next Great Idahoan Novel." Lake Overturn was named a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, a Washington Post Best Book of

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Lake Overturn
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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An excerpt from LAKE OVERTURN (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: This chapter takes place about one-third of the way through the novel. It follows Wanda, a young woman from Eula, Idaho, on a trip to Portland, Oregon.
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