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Jess Walter

Author of Beautiful Ruins

Includes the names: Jess Walter, Dzhess Uolter

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In Contempt (Author) 335 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2012 (Contributor) 300 copies, 7 reviews
Citrus County (Contributor) 270 copies, 12 reviews
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (Contributor) 175 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2015 (Contributor) 174 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2017 (Contributor) 118 copies, 7 reviews
Portland Noir (Contributor) 94 copies, 4 reviews
McSweeney's Issue 37 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (Contributor) 91 copies, 4 reviews
McSweeney's Issue 39 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (Contributor) 75 copies, 2 reviews
McSweeney's Issue 49 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (Contributor) 43 copies, 2 reviews
Noise: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth (Contributor) 36 copies, 1 review

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From author's site: http://www.jesswalter.com/bio.htm : Jess Walter is the author of THE ZERO, a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and CITIZEN VINCE, winner of the 2005 Edgar Award for best novel, as well as two other novels and a nonfiction book. He's won the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award and has been a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize, the PEN USA Literary Prize, in both fiction and nonfiction, the ITW Thriller of the Year and he was part of a team that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in spot news journalism. His books have been New York Times, Washington Post and NPR best books of the year and have been published in twenty countries.
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