Sena Jeter Naslund





Sena Jeter Naslund

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Sena Jeter Naslund is the New York Times best-selling author of five novels, including Ahab's Wife (1999) and Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette (HarperCollins, 2006). She is currently Distinguished Teaching Professor and Writer in Residence at the University of Louisville and program director of the Spalding University brief-residency Master in Fine Arts in Writing. Recipient of the Harper Lee Award and the Southeastern Library Association Fiction Award, she is co-founder of The Louisville Review and the Fleur-de-Lis Press. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky."


Average rating: 3.90 · 36,398 ratings · 3,497 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 27,095 ratings — published 1999 — 27 editions
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Abundance: A Novel of Marie...
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Four Spirits
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,232 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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Adam & Eve
2.76 of 5 stars 2.76 avg rating — 899 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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The Fountain of St. James C...
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Sherlock in Love: A Novel
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 309 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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The Disobedience of Water: ...
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Ice Skating at the North Pole
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1989
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The Animal Way to Love
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1993
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“If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.”
Sena Jeter Naslund, Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer

“Great minds may have cold hearts. Form but no color. It is an incompleteness. And so they are afraid of any woman who both thinks and feels deeply.”
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“Where we choose to be, where we choose to be--we have the power to determine that in our lives. We cannot reel time backward or forward, but we can take ourselves to the place that defines our being.”
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