Aftermirth

Aftermirth

by Hillary Jordan

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ISBN-13: 9781616203030
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 785,345
File size: 235 KB

About the Author

Hillary Jordan is the author of the novels Mudbound (2008) and When She Woke (2011), as well as the digital short “Aftermirth.”

Mudbound won the 2006 Bellwether Prize, founded by Barbara Kingsolver to recognize socially conscious fiction, and a 2009 Alex Award from the American Library Association. It was the 2008 NAIBA Fiction Book of the Year and was long-listed for the 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Paste magazine named it one of the Top Ten Debut Novels of the Decade. Mudbound has been translated into French, Italian, Serbian, Swedish, and Norwegian, and the film version is forthcoming in fall 2017.

When She Woke was long-listed for the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was a 2012 Lambda Literary Award finalist. It has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Chinese complex characters.

Jordan has a BA from Wellesley College and an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University. She grew up in Dallas, Texas, and Muskogee, Oklahoma, and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Aftermirth 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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The first page grabbed me then it was down hill from there i would skip entire paragraphs and then pages an didnt miss a thing longest short story ever written zzzzzzz
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My only criticism was that it was a short story and not a full novel. I love the characters and the writing. Such a beautiful story of emotions and humanity. I can't wait to read more from this author!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful characters and beautiful story!