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Miles from Nowhere Hardcover – 26 December 2008

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Riverhead Books; Second Edition,. (26 December 2008)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1594488541
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1594488542
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 13 years and up
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.46 x 2.72 x 18.64 cm
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Nami Mun was born in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up there and in the Bronx, New York. She has worked as a door-to-door Avon Lady, a dance hostess, a street vendor, a photojournalist, a bartender, and a criminal investigator. A graduate of University of California at Berkeley, she received her MFA from the University of Michigan, where she garnered a Hopwood Award for fiction and the Farrar Prize. She has received a Pushcart Prize, as well as scholarships and residencies from the Corporation of Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. Her stories have been published in the 2007 Pushcart Prize anthology, The Iowa Review, Tin House, Evergreen Review, Witness, and other journals.

Nami Mun teaches creative writing at Columbia College Chicago.

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