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Max Zimmer

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Called a raw new voice in American fiction by Rolling Stone magazine for his story "Utah Died for Your Sins," Pushcart Prize winner Max Zimmer was born in Switzerland, brought across the Atlantic at the age of four, and raised in Utah in the take-no-prisoners crucible of the Mormon faith. He earned a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Utah and was teaching fiction, working on a doctorate in writing, when he was invited East for a summer at Yaddo, an artists' retreat in the upstate New York town of Saratoga.

He never intended to stay in the East. He was there to finish a sprawling novel about the West and return home to his family and friends and the students he loved. But one reason for staying kept leading to another. From Yaddo he too
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Journey

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Max Zimmer Dillon wrote: "Max, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Journey.
Wish you the very best!"


Dillon, sorry to be late in replying, but thanks for asking, and for downloading Journey. Hope you enjoy it!


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Dale Thele Max, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Journey.
Wish you the very best!


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