Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon – Dedication

In Books, Mystery, Novels on July 21, 2010 at 8:13 am

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh opens with this dedication from Michael Chabon:

To Lollie

Lollie Groth, a poet and English professor, was Chabon’s first wife. Their story (falling in and out of love as Chabon’s career exploded) recalls Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years.

Here’s Chabon’s essay about writing his first novel in the former bedroom of a man named Ralph.

Check out Mysteries of Pittsburgh ~ the character Phlox is some kind of firecracker.


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