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Stewart O'Nan

Biography

Stewart O'Nan

Stewart O’Nan’s award-winning fiction includes SNOW ANGELS, A PRAYER FOR THE DYING, LAST NIGHT AT THE LOBSTER and EMILY, ALONE. Granta named him one of America’s Best Young Novelists. He lives in Pittsburgh.

Books by Stewart O'Nan

by Stewart O'Nan - Fiction

In 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long over. In poor health, with his wife consigned to a mental asylum and his finances in ruins, he struggled to make a new start as a screenwriter in Hollywood. By December 1940, he would be dead of a heart attack. Fitzgerald’s orbit of literary fame and the Golden Age of Hollywood is brought to life through the novel’s romantic cast of characters, from Dorothy Parker and Ernest Hemingway to Humphrey Bogart.

by Stewart O'Nan - Authobiography, Biography, Fiction, Historical , Suspense

Those last three years of Fitzgerald’s life, often obscured by the legend of his earlier Jazz Age glamour, are the focus of Stewart O’Nan’s gorgeously and gracefully written novel. With flashbacks to key moments from Fitzgerald’s past, the story follows him as he arrives on the MGM lot, falls in love with brassy gossip columnist Sheilah Graham, begins work on THE LAST TYCOON, and tries to maintain a semblance of family life with the absent Zelda and daughter, Scottie.

by Stewart O'Nan - Fiction, Literary Fiction

On Valentine's weekend, their lives on the brink of collapse, Art and Marion Fowler flee to Niagara Falls and book a bridal suite. While they sightsee during the day, at night they risk it all at the roulette wheel to fix their finances --- and save their marriage. 

by Stewart O'Nan - Fiction

Emily Maxwell, a widow with grown children far away, grapples with her new independence, discovering hidden strengths and realizing that life always offers new possibilities. 

Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King - American, Baseball, History, Nonfiction, Sports

Early in 2004, two writers and Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King, decided to chronicle the upcoming season, one of the most hotly anticipated in baseball history. They would sit together at Fenway. They would exchange emails. They would write about the games. And, as it happened, they would witness the greatest comeback ever in sports, and the first Red Sox championship in 86 years. What began as a Sox-filled summer like any other is now a fan's notes for the ages.