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Daniel Woodrell was born in the Missouri Ozarks, where he still lives. He left school and enlisted in the Marines the week he turned seventeen, and received his BA at the age of twenty-seven. He also has an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He is the author of eight novels including Winter's Bone, the film of which was nominated for four Oscars in 2011, Woe to Live On, the basis for the film Ride with the Devil directed by Ang Lee, and Tomato Red, which won the PEN West Award for fiction in 1999. Five of his novels have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the year. His most recent book was the story collection The Outlaw Album, published by Sceptre in 2011.

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The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell
The Maid's Version
Daniel Woodrell
Taking the true events of a 1929 explosion at a Missouri dance hall as its inspiration, this is a captivating and gripping mystery and poignant look at American life. Narrated mostly by Alec who as a 10 year old listens...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014

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