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Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State),
  • New York

Subjects:

  • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilton Barnhardt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A6994 E4 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination470 p. ;
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL356517M
ISBN 100312191189
LC Control Number98016362

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Praise for Emma Who Saved My Life “With a polished assurance rare in a first novel Wilton Barnhardt unreels flashy scene after scene in convincing detail and sharp, snappy dialogue the kind of shooting star that will make readers watch the skies eagerly for Barnhardt's next one.”. Wilton Barnhardt is the author of Lookaway, Lookaway, a New York Times bestseller. His previous novels are Gospel, Show World, and Emma Who Saved My Life.A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he teaches fiction in the master of fine arts in creative writing program at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he lives.   Emma Healey: ‘Mills & Boon saved my life’ Lisa Allardice Her award-winning debut tackled Alzheimer’s and now she is drawing from the dark depression of her teenage : Lisa Allardice. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

5 quotes from Emma Who Saved My Life: ‘That's how it goes these days, huh? it's got dark early and you can't see out because of the reflection and you might put down your paper or put aside your book and really look at yourself, because amid the noise and the smoke and the strangers and what's become of your life: there you are Author: Wilton Barnhardt. Get this from a library! Emma who saved my life. [Wilton Barnhardt] -- Describes the American dream of Gil Freeman, to become a famous actor in New York, and the ten years that it took to happen. Emma Who Saved My Life (Book): Barnhardt, Wilton: Dreaming of becoming an actor, Gil Freeman leaves the Midwest for the bright lights of New York, and, over the next decade, his life takes some unexpected directions, culminating in his meeting with Emma Gennaro.   Emma who saved my life by Wilton Barnhardt, , St. Martin's Press edition, in English - 1st trade pbk. :