Bill Beverly - Author

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Bill Beverly was born and grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He studied literature and writing at Oberlin College, including time in London studying theatre and the Industrial Revolution. He then studied fiction and pursued a Ph.D. in American literature at the University of Florida. His research on criminal fugitives and the stories surrounding them became the book On the Lam: Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover’s America. He now teaches American literature and writing at Trinity University in Washington D.C. and lives with his wife, the poet and writer Deborah Ager, and their daughter Olive in Hyattsville, Maryland. He collects beer cans. Dodgers is his debut novel.

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Dodgers

Dodgers

Author: Bill Beverly Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2016

Dodgers is a dark, unforgettable coming-of-age journey that recalls the very best of Richard Price, Denis Johnson, and J.D. Salinger. It is the story of a young LA gang member named East, who is sent by his uncle along with some other teenage boysincluding East's hothead younger brotherto kill a key witness hiding out in Wisconsin. The journey takes East out of a city he's never left and into an America that is entirely alien to him, ultimately forcing him to grapple with his place in the world and decide what kind of man he wants to become.Written in stark and unforgettable prose and featuring an array of surprising and memorable characters rendered with empathy and wit, Dodgers heralds the arrival of a major new voice in American fiction.WINNER OF THE LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE 2017 FOR BEST MYSTERY/THRILLERWINNER OF THE CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER 2016 FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE CWA JOHN CREASEY NEW BLOOD DAGGER 2016 FOR BEST DEBUT CRIME NOVELWINNER OF THE MARK TWAIN AMERICAN VOICE IN LITERATURE AWARDFINALIST FOR THE PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD 2017 FOR DEBUT FICTIONLONGLISTED FOR ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL 2017 FOR EXCELLENCE IN FICTIONNOMINATED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD 2017 FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

Dodgers

Dodgers

Author: Bill Beverly Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/03/2016

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