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Kristin Hannah

Author of The Nightingale

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Kristin Hannah was born in Southern California in September 1960. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked in an advertising agency and practiced law in Seattle. Hannah and her mom began writing a novel together when her mother was suffering from cancer. When her mother died, she put the draft away and continued to practice law. While pregnant with her son, and on bed rest, she took out the draft that she and her mother had written and began to write in earnest. Her draft was done by the time she gave birth. In 1990, she became a published writer and has been writing ever since. She has won numerous awards including the Golden Heart, the Maggie and 1996 National Reader's Choice award. In 2004, she won the Rita Award for Best Novel: Between Sisters. Her title Winter Garden made the New York Times Bestseller List for 2011. Many of Hannah's other titles have made the New York Times Bestsellers List since then including: Night Road, Home Again, Home Front, Fly Away, The Nightingale, Comfort and Joy, True Colours, and The Great Alone. She has written a series entitled Girls of Firefly Lane which includes the books, Firefly Lane, and Fly Away. Two of her books are being made into feature films, The Nightingale, and Home Front. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Nightingale 7,207 copies, 397 reviews
Firefly Lane 3,763 copies, 307 reviews
The Great Alone 3,446 copies, 222 reviews
Winter Garden 2,725 copies, 154 reviews
The Four Winds 1,990 copies, 120 reviews
Night Road 1,857 copies, 232 reviews
True Colors 1,628 copies, 63 reviews
Magic Hour 1,596 copies, 61 reviews
On Mystic Lake 1,252 copies, 24 reviews
Home Front 1,212 copies, 69 reviews
Between Sisters 1,185 copies, 36 reviews
The Things We Do for Love 1,121 copies, 22 reviews
Angel Falls 1,032 copies, 19 reviews
Summer Island 1,027 copies, 24 reviews
Fly Away 945 copies, 49 reviews
Distant Shores 823 copies, 21 reviews
Comfort & Joy 709 copies, 38 reviews
Home Again 588 copies, 16 reviews
Waiting for the Moon 267 copies, 10 reviews
If You Believe 260 copies, 8 reviews
Once in Every Life 240 copies, 8 reviews
When Lightning Strikes 175 copies, 7 reviews
The Enchantment 96 copies, 1 review
A Handful of Heaven 90 copies, 2 reviews
The Glass Case: A Short Story 85 copies, 10 reviews
Harvest Hearts 15 copies
Glass Case 1 copy
With Love 1 copy
Regasire 1 copy
Stories from Suffragette City (Introduction) 48 copies, 5 reviews
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Kristin Hannah is the award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including the international blockbuster, The Nightingale, which was named Goodreads Best Historical fiction novel for 2015 and won the coveted People's Choice award for best fiction in the same year. Additionally, it was named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon, iTunes, Buzzfeed, the Wall Street Journal, Paste, and The Week.

Kristin's newest new release, The Great Alone, was published on February 6, 2018 (St. Martin's Press) and became an instant New York Times #1 bestseller. The novel, an epic love story and intimate family drama set in Alaska in the turbulent 1970's is a daring, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival and the wildness that lives in both nature and man. Like The Nightingale, The Great Alone was voted the best Historical novel of the year by Goodreads readers.

The Nightingale is currently in production at Tri Star, with director Melanie Laurent and Dakota and Elle Fanning to star. Tri Star has also optioned The Great Alone and is in development.

Kristin's upcoming novel, The Four Winds, set during the Great Depression, will be published on February 9, 2021.
Kristin Hannah (born September 25, 1960) is an American writer.
Hannah was born in California. After Hannah graduated with a degree in Communication from the University of Washington, she worked at an advertising agency in Seattle. She graduated from law school in University of Puget Sound and practiced law in Seattle before becoming a full-time writer. She currently lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington,[2] with her husband and their son.
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