Mary Ann McGuigan

Finalist, National Book Awards 1997

Mary Ann McGuigan was born in the Bronx, New York, to a large Irish Catholic family. A graduate of St. Peter’s College in New Jersey, she taught English for eight years. Her short stories and essays for adults have appeared in literary magazines and other publications, including the New York Times. Her first young adult novel, Cloud Dancer, was named a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, and her second, Where You Belong, was a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Metuchen, New Jersey.
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Where You Belong

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ISBN 978-0689812507 Booklocker / Atheneum

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Mary Ann McGuigan

Mary Ann McGuigan was born in the Bronx, New York, to a large Irish Catholic family. A graduate of St. Peter’s College in New Jersey, she taught English for eight years. Her short stories and essays for adults have appeared in literary magazines and other publications, including the New York Times. Her first young adult novel, Cloud Dancer, was named a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, and her second, Where You Belong, was a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Metuchen, New Jersey.

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