Melinda Haynes


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in Hattiesburg, Mississippi., The United States
December 03, 1955

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Melinda Haynes (born 1955) is an American novelist. She grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. For much of her adult life she was a painter. In 1999, she wrote her first published novel, Mother of Pearl, while living in a mobile home in Grand Bay, Alabama. Melinda Haynes currently resides in Mobile, Alabama with her husband, Ray. Her writing is intimately connected with the Mississippi of the 1950s and the 1960s.

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Average rating: 3.69 · 20,771 ratings · 590 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Mother of Pearl

3.69 avg rating — 19,827 ratings — published 1999 — 21 editions
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Chalktown

3.37 avg rating — 649 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Willem's Field

3.66 avg rating — 194 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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A Wing & A Kiss

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2000
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The Bad McCarty

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Stories from the Blue Moon ...

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More books by Melinda Haynes…
“Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.”
Melinda Haynes

“And I said, ‘I’m thinkin’ I’ve wasted too much time thinkin’, is what I’m thinkin'.”
Melinda Haynes, Mother of Pearl

“Ain't it a shame the body can't go where the heart lives.”
Melinda Haynes

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