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Lily Tuck


Lily Tuck

Lily Tuck (born 1939) is an American novelist and short story writer whose novel THE NEWS FROM PARAGUAY won the 2004 National Book Award. Her novel SIAM was nominated for the 2000 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She has published three other novels, a collection of short stories, and a biography of Italian novelist Elsa Morante.

Lily Tuck

Books by Lily Tuck

by Lily Tuck - Autobiography, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

As the child of a German movie producer father who lives in Italy and a beautiful, artistically talented mother who resides in New York, Liliane’s life is divided between those two very different worlds. A shy and observant only child with a vivid imagination, Liliane uncovers the stories of family members as diverse as Moses Mendelssohn, Mary Queen of Scots and an early Mexican adventurer, and pieces together their vivid histories, through both World Wars and across continents.

by Lily Tuck - Fiction

I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS is not only a moving elegy to a man and a marriage, but also a meditation on the theory of probability and how chance can affect both a life and one's consideration of the possibility of an afterlife.