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Sarah Bird

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Born
in Ann Arbor, MI, The United States
December 26

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"Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen"
My previous novels are:
Above the East China Sea
Alamo House
Boyfriend School
Mommy Club
Virgin of the Rodeo
Yokota Officers Club
Flamenco Academy
How Perfect Is That
The Gap Year
I've been a winner of a Meryl Streep Screenwriting Award; an NPR Moth storyteller; an Indie's Pick; a humor columnist for Texas Monthly for eight years.
Awards include a Dobie-Paisano Fellowship; a National Magazine Award; Elle Magazine Readers Prize; People Magazines Page Turners; Barnes & Nobles Discover Great Writers; a BookSense Pick; NY Public Library's Books to Remember; Amazons Fiction and Literature Editors Best Book of the Year list; SW Critics Best Novel of the Year; Texas Institute of Letters Award for Best Work of Fiction, (tw
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Sarah Bird Dear Sharmyn, Oh dear, I am so sorry! I just now became aware of this question section! I lived with my Air Force family in Okinawa from 1967 to 1970,…moreDear Sharmyn, Oh dear, I am so sorry! I just now became aware of this question section! I lived with my Air Force family in Okinawa from 1967 to 1970, but I was not able to return. Fortunately, the magnificent UT libraries had all I needed in the way of research materials except in one area. That was the contemporary teens. Youtube came to my rescue with an entire channel devoted to the hip-hop scene in Okinawa!(less)
Sarah Bird Funny you should ask, I'm actually haunted by something that happened to me nearly fifty years when I was 20 and working at a German-owned diving club…moreFunny you should ask, I'm actually haunted by something that happened to me nearly fifty years when I was 20 and working at a German-owned diving club on Spain's Costa Brava. I won't go into the background details, but a friend died while I was there under unsettling circumstances. In some ways, the fact that this actually happened has been a barrier to my writing about it. I'm too wed to the actual event.(less)
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Above the East China Sea

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How Perfect Is That

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The Boyfriend School

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Alamo House

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3.48 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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Virgin of the Rodeo

3.70 avg rating — 266 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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“I shrug and smile amiably the way you do when you're in a foreign country and have no idea what anyone is saying, so you end up grinning and nodding your way into a three-way with a henna vendor and a camel.”
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