Authors: Amanda Eyre Ward
Tags: #Fiction, #Contemporary Women, #Short Stories (Single Author), #Literary, #General
AMANDA EYRE WARD
is a graduate of Williams College and the University of Montana. She is the author of the novels
Sleep Toward Heaven, How to Be Lost
. Amanda's short fiction has been published in
Tin House, Zoetrope, Story Quarterly
, and the
New Delta Review
. Amanda lives with her family in Austin, Texas.
ABOUT THE TYPE
This book was set in Granjon, a modern recutting of a typeface produced under the direction of George W. Jones, who based Granjon's design upon the letterforms of Claude Garamond (1480—1561). The name was given to the typeface as a tribute to the typographic designer Robert Granjon.
Love Stories in This Town
is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and
incidents are the products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously.
Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead,
is entirely coincidental.
A Ballantine Books Trade Paperback Original
Copyright © 2009 by Amanda Eyre Ward Reading group guide copyright © 2009 by Random House, Inc.
All rights reserved.
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Stories from this collection have appeared, in slightly different form,
in the following publications:
“Should I Be Scared?” in
“Butte as in Beautiful” in the
“The Stars Are Bright in Texas” in
Zoetrope: All Story;
“The Way the Sky Changed” in
The Best of Tin House;
“Miss Montana's Wedding Day” in the
and “Motherhood and