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Andrea Barrett

Andrea Barrett is the author of The Air We Breathe, Servants of the Map (finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), The Voyage of the Narwhal, Ship Fever (winner of the National Book Award), and other books. She teaches at Williams College and lives in northwestern Massachusetts.


Books by Andrea Barrett

  1. Book CoverThe Air We Breathe: A Novel

    "An evocative panorama of America...on the cusp of enormous change" (Newsday) by the National Book Award-winning author of Ship Fever.More

  2. Book CoverArchangel: Fiction

    "[Andrea Barrett's] work stands out for its sheer intelligence…The overall effect is quietly dazzling."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  3. Book CoverServants of the Map: Stories

    "Luminous....Each [story] is rich and independent and beautiful and should draw Barrett many new admirers."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewMore

  4. Book CoverShip Fever: Stories

    1996 National Book Award Winner for Fiction.More

  5. Book CoverThe Story Behind the Story: 26 Stories by Contemporary Writers and How They Work

    In a splendid display of show-and-tell, 26 writers tell a story and lift the curtain to reveal how they did it.More

  6. Book CoverVoyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

    "A luminous work of historical fiction that explores the far reaches of the Arctic and of men's souls." —Denver PostMore