Marianne Wiggins





Marianne Wiggins

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born
Lancaster, PA, The United States
gender
female


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Marianne Wiggins is the author of seven books of fiction including John Dollar and Evidence of Things Unseen. She has won an NEA grant, the Whiting Writers' Award, and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and she was a National Book Award- and Pulitzer Prize-finalist in fiction for Evidence of Things Unseen.


Average rating: 3.83 · 3,306 ratings · 706 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Evidence of Things Unseen
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,758 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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The Shadow Catcher
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 926 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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John Dollar
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 426 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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Almost Heaven
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Eveless Eden
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1995 — 5 editions
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Separate Checks
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Herself In Love
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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Bet They'll Miss Us When We...
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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Babe
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1975
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Went South: A Novel
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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“You think you know someone by looking at his face but what can one face say about the thousand thoughts behind those eyes.”
Marianne Wiggins, The Shadow Catcher

“...what thrills me about trains is not their size or their equipment but the fact that they are moving, that they embody a connection between unseen places.”
Marianne Wiggins

“...to make art is to realize another's sadness within, realize the hidden sadness in other people's lives, to feel sad with and for a stranger.”
Marianne Wiggins, The Shadow Catcher

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