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Patrick deWitt - Author


Patrick deWitt's writing has appeared in several US magazines and anthologies. His first novel, Ablutions, was published by Granta Books in 2009. He had previously published a short book of random writings and bad advice, Help Yourself Help Yourself. He has worked as a labourer, a clerk, a dishwasher and a bartender. His second novel, The Sisters Brothers won the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, the Govenor General Literary Award and was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize. He lives with his wife and son in Portland, Oregon.

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The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
The Sisters Brothers
Patrick deWitt
Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'International Author of the Year' 2012. Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 5 February 2012. Longlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize, deWitt's dazzlingly original second novel is a darkly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
The Sisters Brothers
Patrick deWitt
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011. Told in deWitt's darkly comic and arresting style, THE SISTERS BROTHERS is the kind of Western the Coen Brothers might write - stark, unsettling and with a keen eye for the perversity of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2011

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