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Claire Vaye Watkins was raised in the Mojave Desert, in California and Nevada. Her writing has appeared in Granta, The Paris Review, New York Times and elsewhere. Her short story collection, Battleborn, won five awards, including the Dylan Thomas Award; was finalist for two; and was named Book of the Year by five publications. In 2012, Claire was selected as one of the National Book Foundation's '5 Under 35'. A Guggenheim Fellow and an assistant professor at Bucknell University, she is also the co-director of the Mojave School, a free creative writing workshop for teenagers in rural Nevada. Gold Fame Citrus is her first novel.

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Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins
Reader Reviewed Gold Fame Citrus
Claire Vaye Watkins
Gold mines, the fame of Hollywood, the orange groves, three great symbols of California, three reasons to go there. Now none of them remains. There is no more water and without it nothing can live, but people are stubborn and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins
Reader Reviewed Gold Fame Citrus
Claire Vaye Watkins
February 2016 Debut of the Month. Gold mines, the fame of Hollywood, the orange groves, three great symbols of California, three reasons to go...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016

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