Eleanor Henderson
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Eleanor Henderson

Eleanor Henderson's latest novel is The Twelve-Mile Straight (Ecco, 2017). Her debut novel, Ten Thousand Saints (Ecco, 2011), was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2011 by The New York Times, was a finalist for the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction from the Los Angeles Times, and was adapted into a movie in 2015. Her work has appeared in Agni, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Poets & Writers, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Best American Short Stories. With Anna Solomon she is the co-editor of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by America's Best Women Writers (FSG, 2014). An associate professor at Ithaca College, she lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband and two sons.

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    • The Twelve-Mile Straight

    • A Novel
    • By: Eleanor Henderson
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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    Cotton County, Georgia, 1930: In a house full of secrets, two babies - one light-skinned, the other dark - are born to Elma Jesup, a white sharecropper's daughter....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read!

    • By S. Clay on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $39.92

    • Ten Thousand Saints

    • By: Eleanor Henderson
    • Narrated by: Steven Kaplan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 112
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    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Adopted by a pair of diehard hippies, restless, marginal Jude Keffy-Horn spends much of his youth getting high with his best friend, Teddy, in their bucolic and deeply numbing Vermont town....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Trying to Get By...

    • By David on 09-02-12

    Regular price: $28.51

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