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Andrea Barrett

Andrea Barrett is the author of The Air We Breathe, Servants of the Map (finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), The Voyage of the Narwhal, Ship Fever (winner of the National Book Award), and other books. She teaches at Williams College and lives in northwestern Massachusetts.

Awards

Longlisted — ALA Carnegie Medal, 2014

Winner — National Book Award, 1996

Shortlisted — Pulitzer Prize, 2003

Winner — New York Times Notable Selection, 2001

Books by Andrea Barrett

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    Archangel: Fiction

    Andrea Barrett

    Paperback, 2014

    "[Andrea Barrett's] work stands out for its sheer intelligence…The overall effect is quietly dazzling."—New York Times Book Review
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    Archangel: Fiction

    Andrea Barrett

    Hardcover, 2013

    "[Andrea Barrett's] work stands out for its sheer intelligence…The overall effect is quietly dazzling."—New York Times Book Review
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    The Air We Breathe: A Novel

    Andrea Barrett

    Hardcover, 2007

    The exquisite, much-anticipated new novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the National Book Award.
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    Ship Fever: Stories

    Andrea Barrett

    Paperback, 1999

    1996 National Book Award Winner for Fiction.
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    Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

    Andrea Barrett

    Paperback, 1999

    "A luminous work of historical fiction that explores the far reaches of the Arctic and of men's souls." —Denver Post
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    Servants of the Map: Stories

    Andrea Barrett

    Paperback, 2003

    "Luminous....Each [story] is rich and independent and beautiful and should draw Barrett many new admirers."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
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    The Story Behind the Story: 26 Stories by Contemporary Writers and How They Work

    Andrea Barrett, Peter Turchi

    Paperback, 2004

    In a splendid display of show-and-tell, 26 writers tell a story and lift the curtain to reveal how they did it.
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    The Air We Breathe: A Novel

    Andrea Barrett

    Paperback, 2008

    "An evocative panorama of America…on the cusp of enormous change" (Newsday) by the National Book Award-winning author of Ship Fever.