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Ann Weisgarber

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Ann is the author of "The Promise" and "The Personal History of Rachel DuPree." She was nominated for England’s 2009 Orange Prize and for the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers. In the United States, she won the Stephen Turner Award for New Fiction and the Langum Prize for American Historical Fiction. She was shortlisted for the Ohioana Book Award and was a Barnes and Noble Discover New Writer.

"The Promise" takes place in Galveston, Texas, during the time of the historic 1900 Storm that killed thousands. Ann was inspired by an abandoned, dilapidated house on the rural end of Galveston and by an interview she conducted when writing an article for a local magazine. Her debut novel, "The Personal History of Rachel DuPree," takes place in the S
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The Promise

3.93 avg rating — 4,594 ratings — published 2013 — 18 editions
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“I want a woman that can give him things I can’t. I want better for him, the right way to talk, manners and suchlike. Now, me and you, we don’t much know each other anymore, but I recall this about you. You do things right.”
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