Shadow Play

Shadow Play

by Charles Baxter


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Without question Charles Baxter, whose ravishing novel The Feast of Love was a National Book Award finalist, is one of our finest contemporary writers. These two books, set in the Michigan landscape that Baxter has made his own, display his unparalleled gift for revealing the unexpected in everyday life. In the novel Shadow Play, a decent man, having made a "devil's bargain," finds himself on that precarious border between personal love and social responsibility. Reading group guide included.

Author Biography: Charles Baxter lives in Ann Arbor and teaches at the University of Michigan. He is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation Award for Writers and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393034370
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 9.48(w) x 6.59(h) x 1.31(d)

About the Author

Charles Baxter lives in Minneapolis and teaches at the University of Minnesota.


Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Birth:

May 13, 1947

Place of Birth:

Minneapolis, Minnesota


B. A., Macalester College, 1969; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1974

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