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George Saunders (1) (1958–)

Autor de Lincoln in the Bardo

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44+ Obras 20,480 Miembros 877 Reseñas 91 Preferidas

Sobre El Autor

George Saunders is the author of CivilWarLand in Bad Decline and Pastoralia. (Publisher Provided) George Saunders was born in Amarillo, Texas on December 2, 1958. He received a bachelor's degree in geophysical engineering and a master's degree in creative writing from Syracuse University. He is a mostrar más professor at Syracuse University and a writer of short stories, essays, novellas, and children's books. He won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2004 His books include CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, In Persuasion Nation, and Tenth of December: Stories, which won the inaugural Folio Prize in 2014. His debut novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, received the Man Booker Prize in 2017. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo (2017) 5,769 copias
Diez de diciembre (2013) 3,808 copias
Pastoralia (2000) 2,361 copias
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (1996) 2,029 copias
In Persuasion Nation (2006) 1,097 copias
The Braindead Megaphone (2007) 773 copias
Fox 8 {story} (2013) 604 copias
Liberation Day: Stories (2022) 512 copias

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Conocimiento común

Fecha de nacimiento
1958-12-02
Género
male
Nacionalidad
USA
Lugar de nacimiento
Amarillo, Texas, USA
Lugares de residencia
Amarillo, Texas, USA
Golden, Colorado, USA
Syracuse, New York, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rochester, New York, USA
Educación
Colorado School of Mines (B.S.|Geophysical Engineering)
Syracuse University (M.A.|Creative Writing)
Ocupaciones
geophysical engineer
technical writer
Organizaciones
Harvard Lampoon, Honorary Membership
Premios y honores
MacArthur Fellowship (2006)
Guggenheim Fellowship (2006)
Harvard Lampoon Good American Satirist Award (2002)
Lannen Foundation Fellowship (2002)
Syracuse University Fellow (1986-1988)
O. Henry Award, Third Prize (1999) (for "Sea Oak", The New Yorker, December 28, 1998 & January 4, 1999) (mostrar todos 11)
O. Henry Award, Third Prize (1998) (for "Winky", The New Yorker, July 28, 1997)
O. Henry Award, Second Prize (1997) (for "The Falls", The New Yorker, January 22, 1996)
Syracuse University Graduate Teaching Award (2000)
Lannan Literary Fellowship (2001)
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award (Literature, 2009)
Biografía breve
George Saunders (born December 2, 1958) is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, children's books, and novels. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and GQ. He also contributed a weekly column, American Psyche, to the weekend magazine of The Guardian between 2006 and 2008.

A professor at Syracuse University, Saunders won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2004, and second prize in the O. Henry Awards in 1997. His first story collection, CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, was a finalist for the 1996 PEN/Hemingway Award. In 2006 Saunders received a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2006 he won the World Fantasy Award for his short story "CommComm".

His story collection In Persuasion Nation was a finalist for the Story Prize in 2007. In 2013, he won the PEN/Malamud Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Saunders's Tenth of December: Stories won the 2013 Story Prize for short-story collections and the inaugural (2014) Folio Prize. His novel Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsbury Publishing) won the 2017 Man Booker Prize.

Miembros

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Happy sea creatures cling to fence singing at goats en Name that Book (septiembre 2014)

Reseñas

La Casa Blanca, febrero de 1862. Mientras Abraham Lincoln intente hacer frente a la guerra civil que apenas acaba de comenzar, su hijo Willie fallece con tan solo once años. Habla del amor, la perdida y los vínculos familiares.
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pedrolopez | 332 reseñas más. | May 3, 2019 |
Febrero de 1862. En medio de la sangrienta guerra civil que divide al país en dos, el hijo de doce años del presidente Lincoln está gravemente enfermo. En cuestión de pocos días, el pequeño Willie muere y su cuerpo es trasladado hasta un cementerio en Georgetown. Los periódicos de la época recogen a un Lincoln deshecho por la pena que visita la tumba en varias ocasiones para guardar el cuerpo de su hijo.
A partir de este hecho histórico, Saunders despliega una historia inolvidable sobre el amor y la pérdida que se adentra en el territorio de lo sobrenatural, allí donde tiene cabida desde lo terrorífico hasta lo hilarante. Willie Lincoln se halla en un estado intermedio entre la vida y la muerte, el llamado Bardo según la tradición tibetana. En este limbo, donde los fantasmas se reúnen para compadecerse y reírse de lo que dejaron atrás, una lucha de dimensiones titánicas surge de lo más profundo del alma del pequeño Willie.… (más)
 
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