Martha McPhee

Finalist, 2002 National Book Awards

Martha McPhee graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and received her M.F.A. from Columbia University.
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Gorgeous Lies

Gorgeous Lies by Martha McPhee book cover 2002
ISBN 9780151006137 Mariner Books / Harcourt

Returning to the Furey-Cooper family Martha McPhee introduced in Bright Angel TimeGorgeous Lies opens two decades later. Charismatic therapist Anton Furey is dying, and the tribe he heads--his five children, his wife's three girls, and their uniting child, Alice--has returned to Chardin, the farm where they grew up and Anton played out his visions of communal living. More about this book >

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Martha McPhee

Martha McPhee graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and received her M.F.A. from Columbia University.

She is the author of four novels: Dear Money; L’America; Gorgeous Lies; and Bright Angel Time. Her work has been honored with and supported by a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children, and teaches at Hofstra University.

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