#BookBingoNW2020 - Debut book by author over 50
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2020 category: Debut book by author over 50.
Ship of Fools
Porter wrote several collections of critically acclaimed short story collections, but her only novel about a group of travelers aboard a ship sailing from Mexico to Europe debuted when she was 72.
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Alice Bliss: A Novel
Playwright, lyricist, and librettist Harrington was 58 when her debut about a young woman who learns to carry on with life despite her father’s deployment to Iraq.
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The Lifeboat: A Novel
Widow Grace Winter, a newlywed heiress who survives three weeks aboard a lifeboat in 1914 after a shipwreck, relives the harrowing experience when she is summoned to a court case examining what really happened in those weeks at sea.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook
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Published at 51 and based on the author’s great-grandmother’s life, Vyry Brown is a mixed-race slave in Georgia whose perspective frames a vivid retelling of Civil War and Reconstruction years."
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