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Karen Joy Fowler

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Karen Joy Fowler

Karen Joy Fowler is the author of six novels and three short story collections. THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB spent 13 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and was a New York Times Notable Book. Fowler’s previous novel, SISTER NOON, was a finalist for the 2001 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Her debut novel, SARAH CANARY, was a New York Times Notable Book, as was her second novel, THE SWEETHEART SEASON. In addition, SARAH CANARY won the Commonwealth medal for best first novel by a Californian, and was listed for the Irish Times International Fiction Prize as well as the Bay Area Book Reviewers Prize. Fowler’s short story collection BLACK GLASS won the World Fantasy Award in 1999, and her collection WHAT I DIDN'T SEE won the World Fantasy Award in 2011. Fowler and her husband, who have two grown children and five grandchildren, live in Santa Cruz, California.

Karen Joy Fowler

Books by Karen Joy Fowler

by Karen Joy Fowler - Fiction

Rosemary Cooke was not yet six when her sister, Fern, was removed. Over the years, she has managed to block a lot of memories. With some guile, she guides us through the darkness, penetrating secrets and unearthing memories, leading us deeper into the mystery she has dangled before us from the start. Stripping off the protective masks that have hidden truths too painful to acknowledge, in the end, “Rosemary” truly is for remembrance.