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Jennifer Paddock

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Fort Smith, Arkansas, The United States
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Jennifer Paddock is the author of the novels A Secret Word, Point Clear, and The Weight of Memory. She received an M.A. in creative writing from New York University, and her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Stories from the Blue Moon Café, The North American Review, Other Voices, Garden and Gun, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and The New York Times. She is also a tennis pro at The Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama.

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“A riveting novel about memory, the meaning of home, and what we are willing to leave behind.”
Michelle Richmond, author of The Year of Fog

“Jennifer Paddock seduces the reader with the narrative equivalent of a raised eyebrow or the almost imperceptible nod of the head. At the end the reader is inclined to ask the
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Average rating: 3.33 · 469 ratings · 72 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
A Secret Word: A Novel

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Point Clear: A Novel

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The Weight of Memory

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