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Devin Murphy

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Devin Murphy is the nationally bestselling author of The Boat Runner and Tiny Americans. His fiction has appeared in more than sixty literary journals and anthologies, including The Missouri Review, Glimmer Train, and Confrontation. He is an Associate Professor at Bradley University and lives in Chicago with his wife and kids.

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The Boat Runner

3.86 avg rating — 3,909 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
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Tiny Americans

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