Maureen Howard


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in Bridgeport, CT, The United States
January 01, 1930

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Maureen Howard is the author of seven novels, including Grace Abounding, Expensive Habits, and Natural History, all of which were nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 'Facts of Life' is an award-winning autobiography. She is a 1952 Smith College alumnae and has taught at a number of American universities, including Columbia, Princeton, Amherst, and Yale, and was recently awarded the Academy Award in Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in New York City.

Average rating: 3.85 · 302,679 ratings · 10,954 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
Facts of Life

3.59 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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A Lover's Almanac

3.48 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Natural History: A Novel

3.68 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Bridgeport Bus

2.73 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1965
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Big as Life: Three Tales fo...

2.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Before My Time

3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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The Rags of Time

2.57 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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The Silver Screen: A Novel

2.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Not a Word About Nightingales

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1980
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Expensive Habits

2.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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“From above, start with the privileged view. ”
Maureen Howard, Natural History: A Novel

“It is so difficult to endow our words with meaning, to talk sense to each other.”
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