An American Tune: A Novel (Break Away Books)

An American Tune: A Novel (Break Away Books) Barbara Shoup
  • Title: An American Tune: A Novel (Break Away Books)
  • Author: Barbara Shoup
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  • Page: 475
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • An American Tune: A Novel (Break Away Books) Barbara Shoup An American Tune A Novel Break Away Books While reluctantly accompanying her husband and daughter to freshman orientation at Indiana University Nora Quillen hears someone call her name a name she has not heard in than years Not even her
    While reluctantly accompanying her husband and daughter to freshman orientation at Indiana University, Nora Quillen hears someone call her name, a name she has not heard in than 25 years Not even her husband knows that back in the 60s she was Jane Barth, a student deeply involved in the antiwar movement An American Tune moves back and forth in time, telling the stoWhile reluctantly accompanying her husband and daughter to freshman orientation at Indiana University, Nora Quillen hears someone call her name, a name she has not heard in than 25 years Not even her husband knows that back in the 60s she was Jane Barth, a student deeply involved in the antiwar movement An American Tune moves back and forth in time, telling the story of Jane, a girl from a working class family who fled town after she was complicit in a deadly bombing, and Nora, the woman she became, a wife and mother living a quiet life in northern Michigan An achingly poignant account of a family crushed under the weight of suppressed truths, An American Tune illuminates the irrevocability of our choices and how those choices come to compose the tune of our lives.
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    About Barbara Shoup


    1. To say Barbara Shoup is passionate about writing would be an understatement The award winning author has been recognized with multiple honors for her work, and in August, she will release her eighth novel Looking for Jack Kerouac with Lacewing Books, the young adult imprint of Engine Books.Shoup is the author of seven other novels, including Night Watch 1982 , Wish You Were Here 1994 2008 , Stranded in Harmony 1997 2001 , Faithful Women 1999 , Vermeer s Daughter 2003 2014 , Everything You Want 2008 and An American Tune 2012 She is the executive director of the Indiana Writers Center and the co author of Novel Ideas Contemporary Authors Share the Creative Process 2000 and Story Matters Contemporary Short Story Writers Share the Creative Process 2006 Shoup graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a bachelor s degree in elementary education and master s degree in secondary education She taught creative writing to high school students for than twenty years.Shoup s short fiction, poetry, essays and interviews have appeared in numerous small magazines, as well as in The Writer and The New York Times travel section Her young adult novels, Wish You Were Here and Stranded in Harmony were selected as American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults Vermeer s Daughter was a School Library Journal Best Adult Book for Young Adults.Shoup is the recipient of numerous grants from the Indiana Arts Council, two creative renewal grants from the Arts Council of Indianapolis, the 2006 PEN Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Working Writer Fellowship and the 2012 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Regional Indiana Author Award.Shoup has lived in Indiana all her life She is married with two daughters and two grandchildren.


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