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The great believers

Rebecca Makkai (author)
Title
The great believers
Author
Rebecca Makkai
Language
English
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Penguin Publishing Group, 2018
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9780735223547
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About Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai (born April 20, 1978) is an American novelist and short-story writer.

Biography

Makkai grew up in Lake Bluff, Illinois. She is the daughter of linguistics professors Valerie Becker Makkai and Ádám Makkai. Her paternal grandmother, Rózsa Ignácz, was a well-known actress and novelist in Hungary. Makkai graduated from Lake Forest Academy and attended Washington and Lee University where she graduated with a B.A. in English. She later earned a master's degree from Middlebury College's Bread Loaf School of English.

Makkai has taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and is on the MFA faculties of Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. She is the artistic director of StoryStudio Chicago. Makkai has also taught at Lake Forest College and completed a residency at Beloit College.

She has two children and lives in Lake Forest, Illinois. She met her husband, Jon Freeman, at Bre…Read more on Wikipedia