Melancholy Accidents: Three Centuries of Stray Bullets and Bad Luck

Melancholy Accidents: Three Centuries of Stray Bullets and Bad Luck

by Peter Manseau

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ISBN-13: 9781612195070
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

PETER MANSEAU is a fellow at the Smithsonian. He is the author of Rag and BoneSongs for the Butcher's DaughterVows, and One Nation, Under Gods. He is the winner of the National Jewish Book Award, the American Library Association's Sophie Brody Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Jewish Literature, the Ribalow Prize for Fiction, and a 2012 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, and he has also been shortlisted for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize and the Prix Médicis étranger, awarded to the best foreign novel published in France. He is a founding editor of Killing the Buddha, and he lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

From the Hardcover edition.


Charlottesville, Virginia

Date of Birth:

November 15, 1974

Place of Birth:

Washington, D.C.


B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1996

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