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T.C. Boyle

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20041124

T. Coraghesan Boyle, an acclaimed writer of both novels and short stories, is known for bizarre and quirky novels revolving around historical events, including 1907 Battle Creek, Michigan depicted in The Road to Wellville, and a 1970’s hippie commune seen in his novel Drop City.  Boyle’s sly wit and penchant for exposing the inner workings of humankind are revealed when stories come together in unexpected and unusual ways.

| Subject Matter: Humor, Humanity, Marriage, Music | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: O. Henry Award |

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