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Andrew Plattner's first short-story collection, Winter Money, won the Flannery O'Connor Award from the University of Georgia Press. His coffee-table book, a narrative about the evolution of the Kentucky Derby titled A History of the Run for the Roses, was a finalist for the Castleton-Lyons Prize as the best book on horse racing in 2009. A former turf writer, he has published short fiction in a number of literary journals such as The Paris Review, Epoch, Shenandoah, Northwest Review, and Sewanee Review. He lives in Atlanta and is currently at work on new stories and a novel manuscript.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City; 1st edition (June 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1886157782
  • ISBN-13: 978-1886157781
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.5 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 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: #3,405,518 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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