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Amy Bloom
AMY BLOOM is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories, one a nominee for the National Book Award and the other a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee. Her stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and numerous anthologies... show more

AMY BLOOM is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories, one a nominee for the National Book Award and the other a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee. Her stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and numerous anthologies here and abroad. She has written for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, Slate, and Salon, among many other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award. Her first book of nonfiction, Normal: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops, and Hermaphrodites with Attitude, is an exploration of the varieties of gender. A practicing psychotherapist, she lives in Connecticut and teaches at Yale University. Multiple Audie®; Award winner Barbara Rosenblat has been named a "Voice of the Twentieth Century" by AudioFile magazine. The New York Times writes,"Watch Ms. Rosenblat work...and you get the sense that even an Oscar winner might not be able to pull this off." She created the role of "Mrs. Medlock" in the Tony®; Award-winning Broadway musical The Secret Garden.
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Birth date: January 01, 1953
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 2 months ago
As I listened to this novel in my car, I really wondered where the idea of this novel came from. I kept thinking, did something like this really happen? I guess it is for people like me to read/listen to and wonder these thoughts. I have mixed feelings about this novel and perhaps they have someth...
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 4 months ago
I have read a bunch of Amy Bloom books, so when a new one became available, I requested it on NetGalley and in a Goodreads contest (I got greedy, I know.) For the first time ever, I received both copies, which, for a booknerd like me, meant that I could read it at home and on the go. Don't judge me,...
 Spooky's House Of Books
Spooky's House Of Books rated it 12 months ago
3rd book off my June TBR which makes it book 111 on my Goodreads Challenge , sadly this book is a 1 star for me, been trying for 2 days to read it and find something about it I like but just couldn't , so its not for me, it might be for someone else .
Books + Glasses
Books + Glasses rated it 1 year ago
I seriously took too long to finish this book... Anyway, here it is! Lorena “Hick” Hickok didn’t have it easy from the start. She was abused, separated from her sisters, lost her mother at a young age, and lived in poverty. Now, she has worked hard, and as a journalist, she was tasked to report on...
Books & Graphics by Sharlene
Books & Graphics by Sharlene rated it 1 year ago
A very interesting novel about the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and her long time friend, Lorena Hickok. This is a story about a great friendship that becomes a great love of many years. I enjoyed the book.
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