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Stewart O'Nan was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1961. He received a B. S. from Boston University in 1983 and received a M. F. A. in fiction from Cornell University in 1992. Before becoming a writer, he worked as a test engineer for Grumman Aerospace from 1984 to 1988. He has written several novels including The Speed Queen, A Prayer for the Dying, Last Night at the Lobster, The Circus Fire, and Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season. In the Walled City won the 1993 Due Heinz Literature Prize; Snow Angels won the 1993 Pirates Alley William Faulkner Prize; and The Names of the Dead won the 1996 Oklahoma Book Award. Snow Angels was made into a feature film in 2007. In 1996, he was listed as one of Granta's best young American novelists. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Last Night at the Lobster 1,268 copies, 118 reviews
Songs for the Missing 797 copies, 85 reviews
A Prayer for the Dying 640 copies, 38 reviews
Emily, Alone 631 copies, 48 reviews
Wish You Were Here 492 copies, 25 reviews
The Odds: A Love Story 431 copies, 45 reviews
Snow Angels: A Novel 416 copies, 13 reviews
The Good Wife 363 copies, 23 reviews
The Night Country 347 copies, 17 reviews
West of Sunset 328 copies, 23 reviews
Speed Queen 285 copies, 10 reviews
A Face in the Crowd (Author) 279 copies, 19 reviews
City of Secrets 189 copies, 23 reviews
The Names of the Dead 159 copies, 5 reviews
Henry, Himself 156 copies, 11 reviews
A World Away 126 copies, 2 reviews
Everyday People 90 copies, 3 reviews
Ocean State 77 copies, 12 reviews
In the Walled City: Stories 49 copies, 4 reviews
Ocean State 15 copies, 2 reviews
Monsters 13 copies
Poe 2 copies
Alle 1 copy
Stories: All-New Tales (Contributor) 1,242 copies, 64 reviews
Boston Noir (Contributor) 260 copies, 8 reviews
Granta 54: Best of Young American Novelists (Contributor) 224 copies, 3 reviews
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010 Edition (Contributor) 91 copies, 4 reviews
Halloween (Contributor) 61 copies
Pittsburgh Noir (Contributor) 61 copies, 3 reviews
Obsession: Tales of Irresistible Desire (Contributor) 50 copies, 3 reviews
October Dreams II (Anthology) (Contributor) 26 copies
Dark Screams: Volume Nine (Contributor) 25 copies, 5 reviews
Politically Inspired (Contributor) 21 copies
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (Contributor) 20 copies, 1 review
Reading Stephen King (Author) 19 copies, 2 reviews
Detours (Author) 14 copies
Killer Crimes (Author) 2 copies

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