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Steve Schafer

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Steve Schafer has a Masters in International Studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Wharton. He grew up in Houston and has since had the privilege to live, work, volunteer, and travel internationally. The bulk of this experience has been in Latin America. His debut novel, The Border, was acquired by Sourcebooks Fire and released in September 2017. Steve lives near Philadelphia with his wife and two kids.

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"What did I think? I don't know exactly. Like his two other books, Hosseini is an excellent storyteller. He's great with words and produces images that flow like poetry. The story is touching, emotional and speaks of life's hardships and the difficult" Read more of this review »
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"Reading this novella I'm reminded of Sandburg's poem "Grass" in which train "passengers ask the conductor:/ What is this place?/ Where are we now?" Johnson's discursive history of the life of Robert Granier during the first half of the 20th century i" Read more of this review »
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