Melinda Haynes





Melinda Haynes


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in Hattiesburg, Mississippi., The United States
December 03, 1955

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Melinda Haynes (born 1955) is an American novelist. She grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. For much of her adult life she was a painter. In 1999, she wrote her first published novel, Mother of Pearl, while living in a mobile home in Grand Bay, Alabama. Melinda Haynes currently resides in Mobile, Alabama with her husband, Ray. Her writing is intimately connected with the Mississippi of the 1950s and the 1960s.

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Average rating: 3.65 · 17,490 ratings · 452 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Mother of Pearl

3.66 avg rating — 16,832 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
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Chalktown

3.36 avg rating — 502 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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Willem's Field: A Novel

3.61 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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The Bad McCarty

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“Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.”
Melinda Haynes

“And I said, ‘I’m thinkin’ I’ve wasted too much time thinkin’, is what I’m thinkin'.”
Melinda Haynes, Mother of Pearl

“And though he has watched a decent age pass by, a man will sometimes still desire the world.”
Melinda Haynes, Mother of Pearl

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