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Author photo. Reynolds Price, an English professor at Duke University and author of more than 30 books, winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award and other honors

Reynolds Price, an English professor at Duke University and author of more than 30 books, winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award and other honors

Reynolds Price (1933–2011)

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The Laws of Ice 11 copies
August Snow 6 copies
Early Dark 5 copies
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Immediate Family (Afterword) 312 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 2001 (Contributor) 214 copies
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Modern American Memoirs (Contributor) 172 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Spiritual Writing 1998 (Contributor) 94 copies, 1 review
Out on the Porch (Introduction) 74 copies
Southern Dogs and Their People (Contributor) 36 copies
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The Best American Short Stories 1976 (Contributor) 13 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1975 (Contributor) 12 copies
Inward Journey (Contributor) 11 copies
Fresh Air: Faith, Reason and Doubt (Contributor) 8 copies, 1 review

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Reynolds Price was born in Macon, North Carolina in 1933. Educated in the public schools of his native state, he earned an A.B. summa cum laude from Duke University; and in 1955 he traveled as a Rhodes Scholar to Merton College, Oxford University to study English literature. He returned to Duke where he taught for over fifty years. He was James B. Duke Professor of English, and published more than thirty books. He also pursued a life-long interest in ancient languages and Biblical scholarship. He was invited to the White House during President Clinton's first term, and wrote lyrics for two songs by James Taylor. A paraplegic since treatment for a spinal tumor in 1984, he died on January 20, 2011, from an apparent heart attack.
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