T. C. Boyle

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PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

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He won the PEN/Faulkner award in 1988, for his third novel, World's End, which recounts 300 years in upstate New York.

Iowa Writers' Workshop

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He received a B.A. in English and History from the State University of New York at Potsdam (1968), an M.F.A. (1974) from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, and a Ph.D. (1977) from the University of Iowa.
John Leggett was the director from 1969–86 and attracted writers such as T.C. Boyle, Ethan Canin, Michael Cunningham, Gail Godwin, Denis Johnson, and Jane Smiley.

State University of New York at Potsdam

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He received a B.A. in English and History from the State University of New York at Potsdam (1968), an M.F.A. (1974) from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, and a Ph.D. (1977) from the University of Iowa.

University of Southern California

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He was previously a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California.
Notable USC faculty include or have included the following: Leonard Adleman, Richard Bellman, Aimee Bender, Barry Boehm, Warren Bennis, Todd Boyd, T.C. Boyle, Leo Buscaglia, Drew Casper, Manuel Castells, Erwin Chemerinsky, George V. Chilingar, Thomas Crow, António Damásio, Francis De Erdely, Percival Everett, Murray Gell-Mann, Seymour Ginsburg, G. Thomas Goodnight, Jane Goodall, Solomon Golomb, Midori Goto, Susan Estrich, Janet Fitch, Tomlinson Holman, Jascha Heifetz, Henry Jenkins, Thomas H. Jordan, Mark Kac, Pierre Koenig, Neil Leach, Leonard Maltin, Daniel L. McFadden, Viet Thanh Nguyen, George Olah, Scott Page, Simon Ramo, Claudia Rankine, Irving Reed, Michael Waterman, Frank Gehry, Arieh Warshel, Lloyd Welch, Jonathan Taplin and Diane Winston.

The Road to Wellville

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The Road to Wellville is a 1993 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.

The Tortilla Curtain

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The Tortilla Curtain (1995) is a novel by U.S. author T.C. Boyle about middle-class values, illegal immigration, xenophobia, poverty, and environmental destruction.

A Friend of the Earth

A Friend of the Earth is a 2000 novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

Riven Rock

Riven Rock is a 1998 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.

The Inner Circle (T. C. Boyle novel)

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The Inner Circle is a novel by T. C. Boyle first published in 2004 about the development of sexology in the United States and about Alfred Kinsey's rise to fame during the late 1940s and early 1950s as seen through the eyes of one of his loyal assistants.

Montecito, California

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They have three children and live in Montecito near Santa Barbara, California.

Drop City (novel)

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Drop City is a 2003 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.

Greasy Lake & Other Stories

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Greasy Lake is a collection of short stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle published in 1985 by Viking Press.

The Women (novel)

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The Women is a 2009 novel by T. C. Boyle.

The Harder They Come (novel)

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The Harder They Come is a novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle published in March 2015.

Outside Looking In (novel)

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Outside Looking In is a novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.

Water Music (novel)

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Water Music is the first novel by T. C. Boyle, first published in 1981.

Thomas Fire

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Their home was imperiled in the 2017 Thomas Fire which consumed 440 square miles and over 1,000 structures in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, killing a firefighter in the latter.
Writer T.C. Boyle, whose Montecito home was within the proximity of both the fire and mudslides, documented the collective trauma in The New Yorker magazine.

2018 Southern California mudflows

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The fires denuded drought-stricken hillsides of vegetation and torrential rains in January 2018 subsequently dislodged immense boulders and precipitated mudslides which destroyed over one hundred homes and killed almost two dozen of his neighbors.
Writer T.C. Boyle, whose home was proximate to both the fire and mudslides, documented the collective trauma in The New Yorker magazine.

Prix Médicis

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His novels include World's End (1987, winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction); The Road to Wellville (1993); and The Tortilla Curtain (1995, winner of France's Prix Médicis étranger).

World's End (Boyle novel)

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He won the PEN/Faulkner award in 1988, for his third novel, World's End, which recounts 300 years in upstate New York.
World's End is a 1987 historical fiction novel by T. C. Boyle.

Talk Talk (novel)

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Talk Talk is a 2006 novel by T. C. Boyle.