Maker of Saints: A Novel

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Scribner, 1996 - Fiction - 250 pages
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From the author of the widely acclaimed debut novel 1959 comes this riveting story of an artist whose violent death becomes an obsession for her closest friend. As fast-paced and intriguing as a thriller, alive with wit and sensuality, Maker of Saints is a fascinating and provocative novel about love, art, jealousy, and friendship in a funky, glitzy New York demimonde.

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Maker of saints: a novel

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Versatile creator Davis, a poet, playwright, and librettist (Malcolm X: The Great Photographs, LJ 1/93) follows her well- received first novel, 1959 (HarperCollins, 1993) with an intriguing but ... Read full review

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Davis offers a wonderful hybrid narrative here: conventional mystery meets meditation on American culture from the 1960s to the 1980s. As always, she has an eye for the telling detail (unsurprising ... Read full review

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Friday Night
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Saturday
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Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Davis is a playwright and librettist for opera.

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