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									Anne Rivers SiddonsAnne Rivers Siddons
Anne Rivers Siddons' books are firmly rooted in the culture of the modern South, but ultimately fans love her books because they portray -- with compassion and truth -- women who transcend the difficulties of love, friendship and growing up.

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Anne Rivers Siddons
Also Known As:
Sybil Anne Rivers Siddons (full name)
Current Home:
Charleston, South Carolina and a summer home in Maine overlooking Penobscot Bay
Date of Birth:
January 9, 1936
Place of Birth:
Atlanta, Georgia
B.A., Auburn University, 1958; Atlanta School of Art, 1958

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								Sweetwater Creek, Author: 
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Sweetwater Creek
by Anne Rivers Siddons
Her mom has vanished and her favorite brother is dead, but little Emily is happy playing with her family's hunting dogs-until wayward debutante Lulu comes to town.

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								Nora, Nora, Author: 
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*  Homeplace (1987)
*  Up Island (1997)
*  Low Country (1998)
*  Nora, Nora (2000)
*  Islands (2004)
*  Sweetwater Creek (2005)

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Siddons' "Lark"

New England Transplant

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The House Next Door
by Anne Rivers Siddons
Siddons called her second novel "something of a lark. It's different from anything I've ever written, or probably ever will.... I guess I wanted to see what I could do with the genre." Nonetheless, horrormaster Stephen King has praised the haunted-house story, and it remains one of her most popular novels.

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Up Island
by Anne Rivers Siddons
Siddons is known for chronicling the lives of Southern women, but she does occasionally take them on the road -- and with a second home in Maine, Siddons knows New England. A betrayed Atlanta wife retreats to Martha's Vineyard in this tale about renewal, while Colony is set during a Maine summer.

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