Contemporary World Writers

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St. James Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 686 pages
This guide contains entries on 358 foreign language writers, including both well-established writers and international newcomers. Writers covered include: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Marguerite Duras, Vaclav Havel, Isabel Allende, Guenter Grass, Umberto Eco and Czeslaw Milosz.

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Tracy Chevalier was born on October 19, 1962 in Washington, D.C. After receiving a B.A. in English from Oberlin College, she moved to England in 1984 where she worked several years as a reference book editor. Leaving her job in 1993, she began a year-long M.A in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of several novels including The Virgin Blue, Burning Bright, Remarkable Creatures, and The Last Runaway. Her novel Girl with a Pearl Earring was made into a film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson.

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