Top American Authors | List of Best Writers and Novelists from the USThe US is filled with distinct stories and perspectives, and below are novels by contemporary authors who focus on different aspects of American identity. Against the remarkable backdrop of Denver, Colorado—a place that is as fierce as it is exquisite—these women navigate the land the way they navigate their lives: with caution, grace, and quiet force. Buy now from your favorite retailer:. So in late , when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand.
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The Greatest American Novels
Novels, plays and poems pour out of the United States, with increasing numbers of women, African American, Native American and Hispanic writers making a strong contribution. Other American writers who were laureates include such household names as T. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck. The American literary tradition began when some of the early English colonists recounted their adventures in the New World for the benefit of readers in their mother country see our list of the best English authors. Some of those early writings were quite accomplished, such as the account of his adventures by Captain John Smith in Virginia and the journalistic histories of John Winthrop and William Bradford in New England. It was in the Puritan colonies that published American literature was born, with writers like Thomas Hooker and Roger Williams producing works to promote their visions of the religious state.
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