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Mary Pauline Lowry is a native of Austin, Texas. She is the author of The Roxy Letters (Simon & Schuster, April 2020) and Wildfire. She has an MFA from Boise State University.She's a regular contributor to O, the Oprah Magazine. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The Millions, and other publications.

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Published on March 01, 2012 23:34
Average rating: 3.9 · 319 ratings · 102 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Earthquake Machine

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Meticulously researched, lyrically written, The Hundred Year Walk is the amazing story of the author's grandfather's remarkable survival during the Armenian genocide. Part memoir, part history book, part biography, this The Hundred Year Walk is a stu ...more
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message 2: by Jorge

Jorge Maria !! thanks a lot for introducing me to goodreads. I can see its going to be addictive!!


message 1: by Jorge

Jorge Hi Maria !! Congratulations for your book !! I know for sure it was a challenge, but finally it is published !! Of course I do want my copy, signed by author !!


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