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Reynolds Price
Reynolds Price was born in Macon, North Carolina in 1933. Educated at Duke University and, as a Rhodes Scholar, at Merton College, Oxford University, he has taught at Duke since 1958 and is now James B. Duke Professor of English. His first short stories, and many later ones, are published in his... show more

Reynolds Price was born in Macon, North Carolina in 1933. Educated at Duke University and, as a Rhodes Scholar, at Merton College, Oxford University, he has taught at Duke since 1958 and is now James B. Duke Professor of English. His first short stories, and many later ones, are published in his Collected Stories. A Long and Happy Life was published in 1962 and won the William Faulkner Award for a best first novel. Kate Vaiden was published in 1986 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Good Priest's Son in 2005 was his fourteenth novel. Among his thirty-seven volumes are further collections of fiction, poetry, plays, essays, and translations. Price is a member of both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and his work has been translated into seventeen languages.
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Birth date: February 01, 1933
Died: January 20, 2011
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Nicole Reads rated it 6 years ago
Um... wow. That was all kinds of bad. Disjointed narration mixed with a non-existent plot combined with bland characters. The trifecta of a sucky ass novel. There's nothing I liked about this book. Perhaps a line or two. Half the time I wasn't even sure of what I was reading. Then I realize that t...
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elisas8 rated it 6 years ago
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