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Jennifer Haigh is an American novelist and short story writer. Her most recent novel, FAITH (HarperCollins, 2011), tells the story of a beloved Boston priest accused of a molesting a child. Her previous novels include the New York Times bestsellers THE CONDITION and BAKER TOWERS, winner of the 2006 PEN/L. L. Winship Award for outstanding book by a New England author. Her critically acclaimed debut novel MRS. KIMBLE won the 2004 PEN/Hemingway Award for first fiction.

Her latest book, the short story collection NEWS FROM HEAVEN, returns to the landscape of Bakerton, the western Pennsylvania coal town that is the setting for BAKER TOWERS. Characters from that novel -- indomitable Joyce Novak, her eccentric sister Dorothy and mysterious younger...more


My short story collection, News From Heaven, is now in stores.News from Heaven: The Bakerton StoriesJennifer Haigh
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Average rating: 3.67 · 25,079 ratings · 4,016 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Faith
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 9,008 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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The Condition
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 6,467 ratings — published 2008 — 26 editions
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Mrs. Kimble
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 5,993 ratings — published 2003 — 32 editions
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Baker Towers
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 2,604 ratings — published 2005 — 27 editions
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News from Heaven: The Baker...
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 891 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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The Boy Vanishes
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Beast and Bird
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2010
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Beast and Bird (A short sto...
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“It was a lesson most people learned much earlier; that even friendship could have an undisclosed shelf life. That loyalty and affection, so consuming and powerful, could dissipate like fog.”
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“The story of my family. . .changes with the teller.”
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“I wanted only a familiar voice, someone who knew me. Not some earlier, larval version of myself. . .”
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Jennifer Haigh Hi Pamela! Glad to be connected. :)


Pamela Hey Jennifer...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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