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Stewart O'Nan

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Stewart O'Nan is the author of eleven novels, including Snow Angels and A Prayer for the Dying, a story collection, and two works of nonfiction. His previous novel, Last Night at the Lobster, was a national bestseller, was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was named one of the New York Public Library Books to Remember. Additionally, Granta named him one of the 20 Best Young American Novelists. O'Nan lives with his family in Avon, Connecticut."

Note: Stewart O'Nan published also the book "A Good Day to Die" under his pseudonym James Coltrane. You'll find it here: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5445945.James_Coltrane_Stewart_O_Nan_


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Last Night at the Lobster

3.54 avg rating — 8,088 ratings — published 2007 — 21 editions
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Songs for the Missing

3.41 avg rating — 3,467 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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The Odds: A Love Story

3.33 avg rating — 3,054 ratings — published 2012
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West of Sunset

3.56 avg rating — 2,659 ratings — published 2015 — 21 editions
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A Prayer for the Dying

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Wish You Were Here

3.34 avg rating — 2,159 ratings — published 2002 — 13 editions
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The Good Wife

3.59 avg rating — 1,900 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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