Marianne Wiggins

Finalist, 2003 National Book Awards

Marianne Wiggins is the author of seven novels including Almost Heaven and John Dollar. She published her first novel, Babe, at the age of 28. She has won a Whiting Award, an NEA award, and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize.
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Evidence of Things Unseen

Evidence of Things Unseen, by Marianne Wiggins, book cover 2003
ISBN 9780743258098 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

From his days spent in trenches during the Great War in France, Ray "Fos" Foster had always been intrigued by light. Upon his return to the United States, Fos sets up a photography studio with his new wife, Opal. When Opal inherits land in rural Tennessee, the two relocate, but are soon forced to pick up again after the land is claimed by the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1942. More about this book >

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Marianne Wiggins

Marianne Wiggins is the author of seven novels including Almost Heaven and John Dollar. She published her first novel, Babe, at the age of 28. She has won a Whiting Award, an NEA award, and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. The scientific information that informs Evidence of Things Unseen is entirely self-taught and the result of five years of research. Ms. Wiggins lives in Southern California.

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