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Peter Grandbois

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Grandbois has lived in Chicago.

Biography: Grandbois holds a MFA in fiction from Bennington college and a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Denver. He is currently a professor of Creative Writing and Contemporary Literature at California State University in Sacramento. He is the author of the short story collection ''A Single, Straight Line'' and has translated ''San Juan: Ciudad Soñada'' by Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá for the University of Wisconsin Press, to be published in 2007. His scholarly articles have appeared in such prestigious journals as the ''Writer’s Chronicle'' and the journal ''Cervantes''. Grandbois has lived in Denver, San Francisco, Chicago, Malaga, and Barcelona. He currently resides in Boulder, Colorado.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

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Selected Titles

The gravedigger :
ISBN: 0811858189 OCLC: 607767055

Chronicle Books, San Francisco, Calif. : ©2006.

Juan Rodrigo, a gravedigger in a small village in Andalucia, hears the voices of the dead and recounts their tales for the villagers, interjecting lessons in understanding and forgiveness, but his own message is put to the test when his daughter falls inlove with a gypsy boy.