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Jessica Treadway

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Jessica Treadway's novel LACY EYE was published by Grand Central/Hachette in March 2015. Her collection of stories PLEASE COME BACK TO ME received the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and was published by the University of Georgia Press in 2010. Her previous books are the novel AND GIVE YOU PEACE and ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE AND OTHER STORIES. She is a professor in the Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing at Emerson College in Boston.


Average rating: 3.86 · 530 ratings · 163 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Lacy Eye
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 402 ratings — published 2015 — 10 editions
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And Give You Peace
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Please Come Back To Me
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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If She Did It
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2015
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Absent Without Leave And Ot...
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This is a heartbreakingly beautiful novel depicting something I wish I saw more often in contemporary fiction: the passage of a character from childhood to the adult he has become, in such a thoroughly detailed and poignant way that we understand how ...more
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McCracken is one of our masters. I liked some more than others here (true of any collection; my favorite was the title story), but all of them are surprising, wise, evocative, and beautifully written.
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Very happy to read this book -- a beautifully written narrative consisting of multiple perspectives (primarily within a family), in a way that only good fiction can do; and from that panoramic view, the reader emerges with a complete and poignant pic ...more
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