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With the publication of 1983’s The Annunciation, Ellen Gilchrist established herself as a teller of charming, bittersweet tales of the modern South. Since then, her works of fiction – sixteen in all – have built up a solid base of dedicated fans.

With her uncanny insights into human character and the bittersweet complications of love, Ellen Gilchrist occupies a unique place in American fiction.

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"Gilchrist is one of the finest writers of a rare species: the happy story."
Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Every story is crisp, biting, and deceptively simple...Ellen Gilchrist deserves to be celebrated among the first rank of American writers."
Baltimore Sun
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