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Barbara Wright

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High Point, NC, The United States
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Barbara Wright grew up in North Carolina and has lived in France, Korea, and El Salvador. Her novels include Crow (Random House) Easy Money (Algonquin) and Plain Language (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster), which won a Spur Award from the Western Writers of America. She has worked as a fact checker for Esquire Magazine and as a screenwriter. She lives in Denver with her husband and plays tennis and jazz piano in her spare time.

Average rating: 3.84 · 1,681 ratings · 257 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Crow

3.87 avg rating — 1,542 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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Plain Language

3.43 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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Easy Money

3.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1995
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“So I've come to the conclusion that it is thus my own fault when these people I have been talking about finally stop saying "Ah" and tell me it's a pity I always do such odd things.”
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“The arithmetic of love defied intuition: only when given away did it multiply.”
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“She was opinionated without being pushy. When choosing a book to read aloud, she would try to interest him in those spunky English heroines she liked so much. He proposed Thucydides, but he understood how she, being a Quaker, did not want to read about the Peloponnesian War. They came together on Henry James.”
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