Roxana Robinson

Roxana Robinson


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Born in Pine Mountain, Kentucky, Roxana Robinson grew up in New Hope, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Buckingham Friends School, in Lahaska, and from The Shipley School, in Bryn Mawr. She attended Bennington College and studied with Bernard Malamud and Howard Nemerov. She received a B.A. degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan.

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3.57 avg rating — 1,452 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life

4.09 avg rating — 1,034 ratings — published 1989 — 12 editions
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Sparta

3.77 avg rating — 754 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Sweetwater

3.49 avg rating — 316 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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This is My Daughter

3.56 avg rating — 297 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
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A Perfect Stranger: And Oth...

3.81 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Summer Light

3.44 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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Asking For Love

3.84 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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A Glimpse of Scarlet

4.09 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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This Is America

2.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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“A writer is like a tuning fork: We respond when we’re struck by something. The thing is to pay attention, to be ready for radical empathy. If we empty ourselves of ourselves we’ll be able to vibrate in synchrony with something deep and powerful. If we’re lucky we’ll transmit a strong pure note, one that isn’t ours, but which passes through us. If we’re lucky, it will be a note that reverberates and expands, one that other people will hear and understand.”
Roxana Robinson

“Grief was an actual weight, he thought. It felt like a physical burden. You carried it with you all day, unsheddable. Your shoulders, by nightfall, felt dragged down." p 320”
Roxana Robinson, This is My Daughter

“He couldn't fit the two things together. It gave him a jagged, unfinished feeling, like the first pinprick of heartbreak, a tiny pointed lance of light beaming on something you can't bear to see, can't bring yourself to look at, can't look away from.”
Roxana Robinson, Sparta



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