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I am a great fan of Sena Jeter Naslund, having read most all of her books. I loved The Four Spirits and Ahab's Wife. I think this must have been her first publication. It was published in 1989 and contains a number of short stories. You can see the author she will become in these stories, although a number of them are rather bizarre. Her recurring themes are infidelity, divorce, piano playing, and family. There is also a lot of longing for people in the past. These are not the best stories I hav ...more
Sena Jeter Naslund is the New York Times best-selling author of five novels, including Ahab's Wife (1999) and Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette (HarperCollins, 2006). She is currently Distinguished Teaching Professor and Writer in Residence at the University of Louisville and program director of the Spalding University brief-residency Master in Fine Arts in Writing. Recipient of the Harper Le ...moreMore about Sena Jeter Naslund