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David Vann

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Novelist and associate professor at the University of San Francisco

David Vann on KCRW

In talking about his new novel, David Vann tells us how the characters were born of staring for hours at different delicate fish until they revealed who he was supposed to write about.

David Vann: Aquarium

In talking about his new novel, David Vann tells us how the characters were born of staring for hours at different delicate fish until they revealed who he was supposed to write about.

from Bookworm

Caribu Island (Harper Collins) 
 David Vann builds his first novel out of dire materials: his father took his own life, and his stepmother's parents died in a murder/suicide...

David Vann: Caribou Island

Caribu Island (Harper Collins) David Vann builds his first novel out of dire materials: his father took his own life, and his stepmother's parents died in a murder/suicide...

from Bookworm

David Vann: Caribou Island

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