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Alison Lurie (novelist)

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Who is Alison Lurie?

Alison Lurie is an American novelist and academic. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1984 novel Foreign Affairs. Although better known as a novelist, she has also written numerous non-fiction books and articles, particularly on children's literature and the semiotics of dress.

  • born on (89 years ago) in Chicago
  • ethnicity: White American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: Bachelor of Arts (Literature) at Radcliffe College, graduated in
  • profession: Novelist
  • written works: "Foreign Affairs", "Familiar Spirits: A Memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson", "Baba Yaga and the Stolen Baby", "Varna oder Imaginäre Freunde. Roman.", "Des gens comme les autres", "Don't Tell the Grown-Ups", "Imaginary friends", "Femmes et fantômes", "Fabulous Beasts", "La vérité sur Lorin Jones", "Affären. Eine transatlantische Liebesgeschichte.", "La ville de nulle part", "Frauen und Phantome.", "The Last Resort", "Love and Friendship", "Boys and girls forever", "Comme des enfants", "Real people", "Ein ganz privater kleiner Krieg. Roman.", "Clever Gretchen and Other Forgotten Folktales", "Des amis imaginaires", "Truth and consequences", "Les amours d'Emily Turner", "El Lenguaje De La Moda", "The nowhere city", "The black geese", "Conflits de famille", "The Heavenly Zoo", "Von Kindern und Leuten.", "Liebe und Freundschaft. Roman.", "The language of clothes", "Die Wahrheit über Lorin Jones. Roman.", "Sommer in Key West.", "Women and Ghosts", "The War Between the Tates", "Liaisons étrangères", "Asuntos Exteriores", "Amigos Imaginarios", "Alison Lurie, Interview", "Coffret Alison Lurie, 3 volumes", "Des animaux extraordinaires", "Women & Ghosts 24cpy Dumpbin", "La Verdad Sobre Lorin Jones", "Ne le dites pas aux grands", "Cap O'Rushes", "Katryn Kraakneut En Ander Vergete Volksverhale", "The truth about Lorin Jones", "V.R. Lang"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Fiction)
      • nominated to National Book Award for Fiction - "Foreign Affairs"
      • nominated to Pulitzer Prize for Fiction - "Foreign Affairs"
      • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction - "Foreign Affairs"
      • nominated to Locus Award for Best Non-Fiction - "Don't Tell the Grown-Ups"
      • nominated to World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology - "The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales"
      • nominated to Lambda Literary Award for Biography - "Familiar Spirits: A Memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson"

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