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Lynne Bryant

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LYNNE BRYANT is the author of two novels: Catfish Alley (NAL/Penguin 2011) and Alligator Lake (NAL/Penguin 2012), which earned acclaim as a 2013 bestseller in Norway. Lynne’s fiction wrestles with the complex race issues that continue to haunt the contemporary American South. Lynne was born and raised in rural Mississippi, where her maternal grandparents farmed cotton and her mother is one of their fifteen children. In both of her novels, Lynne uses real historical events as context for stories of families struggling to overcome deep-seated racial prejudice, and to find a new way to relate across the rigidly drawn color lines of the South. Lynne is currently a college professor in Colorado, happily empty-nesting with her partner, golden ret ...more

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Catfish Alley

4.02 avg rating — 778 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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4.06 avg rating — 366 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Lynne Bryant Anna wrote: "I won an advanced copy of Alligator Lake here on Goodreads and I can not wait to post my review. It's moved quickly into my "Top 5 Favorite Books"! Thank you for allowing this giveaway to happen, t..."

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Anna I won an advanced copy of Alligator Lake here on Goodreads and I can not wait to post my review. It's moved quickly into my "Top 5 Favorite Books"! Thank you for allowing this giveaway to happen, this book has really blessed me in many ways. I hope to read more from you in the future!


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