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Unveiling the Prophet: The Misadventures of a Reluctant Debutante Paperback – October 6, 2005

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Lucy Ferriss is Writer-in-Residence at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and the author of numerous books, including Leaving the Neighborhood and Other Stories and Nerves of the Heart: A Novel. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and the winner of the Mid-List Press First Series Award, the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

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  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Publisher: University of Missouri (October 6, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826216013
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826216014
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,539,468 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Born in St. Louis, Lucy Ferriss has lived on both coasts, in the middle, and abroad. She is the author of ten books, mostly fiction; her most recent novel is A SISTER TO HONOR (Berkley/Penguin 2015). Her novel THE LOST DAUGHTER (Berkley 2012) was a BOMC alternate selection and a national bestseller. Her memoir Unveiling the Prophet: The Misadventures of a Reluctant Debutante was called Best Book of the Year by the Riverfront Times; her novel Nerves of the Heart was a finalist in the Peter Taylor Prize competition; her collection Leaving the Neighborhood and Other Stories was the 2000 winner of the Mid-List First Series Award. Other short fiction and essays have appeared most recently in the New York Times, Missouri Review, Shenandoah, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Georgia Review, and have received recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Faulkner Society, the Fulbright Commission, and the George Bennett Fund, among others, She received her Ph.D. from Tufts University and currently lives with Don Moon in the Berkshires and in Connecticut, where she is Writer-in-Residence at Trinity College. She has two strong sons and abiding passions for music, politics, travel, tennis, and wilderness. She has a historical novel, The Woman Who Bought the Sky, on deck, and is working on a new novel set during the 1904 World's Fair. Visit Lucy at her website

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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Donald Harris on September 15, 2008
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A fascinating look at life in the 1930's, the 60's and the St. Louis social scene. Well written and very entertaining. Sure to please!
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