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Old 04-13-2012, 05:29 PM
Lance Levens Lance Levens is offline
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Default Marly Youmans Nominated for National Book Award and Pulitzer

Mercer U. Press has nominated Marly Youmans' novel, A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage, for a National Book Award and a Pulitzer.
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:57 PM
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That is marvelous. Let's hope she wins. Gotta read that book.
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:52 AM
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Thanks, Lance, for posting. And prayers for Marly! I read the excerpt--the link posted on the Sphere earlier--and thought it lovely. It's on my list of books read...

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Old 04-17-2012, 06:10 PM
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Thanks, Lance and Janice and Charlotte and Lady Word-of-Mouth! So glad Eratospherians have mentioned the book on a couple of threads now--as we all know, such mentions are so important.

And I'm grateful to Mercer for the nominations--they both take some time and expense, and I'm glad they are choosing to spend their resources that way.

I just posted a copy of an assessment of the book by poet Jeffery Beam: And now there is a good bit on the book page there as well and on the new facebook page,
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:40 AM
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It's a stunning book that absolutely deserves to win. Anyone who hasn't yet bought a copy should do so right away. Seriously.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:52 AM
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Wow, wow, wow! Fantastic!
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Old 04-22-2012, 12:35 PM
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Sweet. Just bought the novel. The reviews currently up on amazon are outstanding.
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:49 AM
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Thanks for supporting the book, all! It means a lot to me.
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