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									Sue MillerSue Miller
Sue Miller is an expert in limning the pain of endings, but if this were the extent of her talents, she probably would not be as successful as she is. In Miller's books, one broken relationship often leads to the development of another. Her stories may not offer pat answers and perfect love stories, but readers find something more rewarding in the end.

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Fact File

Name:
Sue Miller
Current Home:
Boston, Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
November 29, 1943
Place of Birth:
Chicago, Illinois
Education:
B.A., Radcliffe College, 1964; M.A.T., Wesleyan U., 1965; Ed.M., Harvard U., 1975; M.A. Boston U., 1980
Awards:
Kate Chopin Literary Award; Yaddo Fellowship; Henry Miller Award: Lost in the Forest; Carl Sandburg Award: Family Pictures; Guggeheim Fellowship; Best American Short Stories: "The Lover of Women”; MacDowell Colony Fellowship





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								Lost in the Forest, Author: 
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Lost in the Forest
by Sue Miller
Never before have Miller's powers been keener or more transfixing than they are in Lost in the Forest, a novel set in the vineyards of Northern California that tells the story of a young girl who, in the wake of a tragic accident, seeks solace in a damaging love affair with a much older man.

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								For Love, Author: 
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*  The Good Mother (1986)
*  Family Pictures (1990)
*  For Love (1993)
*  The Distinguished Guest (1995)
*  While I Was Gone (1999)
*  The World Below (2001)
*  The Story of My Father: A Memoir (2003)
*  Lost in the Forest (2005)

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The Oprah Pick

Movie-Friendly Miller

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								While I Was Gone, Author: 
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While I Was Gone
by Sue Miller
An Oprah pick in 2000, While I Was Gone is a story of love, betrayal, and forgiveness (of course) that asks what it means to be a good wife. It works as a kind of talisman for domesticated baby boomers who fondly remember -- and want to revisit -- the secrets of their wild youths. More importantly, it's also a story about people who think they know themselves and the world.

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								Inventing the Abbotts: And Other Stories, Author: 
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Inventing the Abbotts: And Other Stories
by Sue Miller
If you'd like to check out Miller in more abbreviated form, try this collection of stories -- or see the movie. The title story, about a man's entanglement with three sisters, was a 1997 film starring Liv Tyler; Family Pictures and The Good Mother also were adapted to screen.

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