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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEIn this epic, critically acclaimed tour de force, Adam Johnson provides a riveting portrait of a world rife with hunger, corruption, and casual cruelty but also camaraderie, stolen moments of beauty, and love.NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST  DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNER  LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION  NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker The Washington Post Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly The Wall Street Journal Los Angeles Times San Francisco Chronicle Financial Times NewsweekThe Daily Beast The Plain Dealer St. Louis Post-Dispatch Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Scott Turow, The Millions  Slate Salon BookPage Shelf Awareness   The single best work of fiction published this year .



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Adam Johnson

ADAM JOHNSON teaches creative writing at Stanford University. He is the author of FORTUNE SMILES, winner of the 2015 National Book Award, THE ORPHAN MASTER'S SON, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize, PARASITES LIKE US and EMPORIUM. He has received a Whiting Writer's Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His work has appeared in Esquire, Harper's, Playboy, GQ, The Paris Review, Granta, Tin House, The New York Times and Best American Short Stories. He lives in San Francisco.



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