Janet Peery

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National Book Award finalist Janet Peery is the author of The River Beyond the World and the story collection Alligator Dance.  She has received National Endowment for the Arts and Guggenheim Foundation fellowships, a Whiting Writers Award, and the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  Her short stories have been widely published. A native of Kansas, she now lives in Virginia. 


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What the Thunder Said

Janet Peery
St. Martin's Press

What the Thunder Said is the 2008 winner of the WILLA Literary Award for Contemporary Fiction.  In the Dust Bowl of 1930s Oklahoma, a family comes apart, as...


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Alligator Dance

Janet Peery
Picador

With the same piercing vision that distinguishes her novel The River Beyond The World, Janet Peery unveils a stunning collection of stories. Settled mostly in...


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The River Beyond the World

Janet Peery
Picador

Luisa Cantu is a girl from a Sierra Madre mountain village. After being impregnated in a fertility ritual of ancient ofigin, she leaves Mexico to work in the...


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