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Andover resident Mary McGarry Morris is a well known author,- both of novels and short stories, and a playwright. She was a finalist for both a National Book Award and a Pen/Faulkner Award for Vanished.
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Andover resident Mary McGarry Morris is a well known author,- both of novels and short stories, and a playwright. Mary's characters come from her life experience. Growing up she lived in a small town in Vermont, much like the settings of her novels. Later she became a state social worker and saw individuals struggling to maintain a life.
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''Songs in Ordinary Time'' was made into a movie for television and listed as an Oprah Book Club pick. ''A Dangerous Woman'' was made into a movie starring Debra Winger. She is the author of a play about the insanity trial of Mary Todd Lincoln
 
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*"Inside the Lives of Outsiders," ''Boston Globe'', March 9, 2005, p. F1, F8.
*[http://www.andovertownsman.com/arts/x645346270/The-Last-Secret-is-out-Mary-McGarry-Morris-releasing-new-book "The Last Secret is Out: Mary McGarry Morris Releasing New Book"], ''Andover Townsman'', April 2, 2009
*[http://www.andovertownsman.com/arts/x645346270/The-Last-Secret-is-out-Mary-McGarry-Morris-releasing-new-book "The Last Secret is Out: Mary McGarry Morris Releasing New Book"], ''Andover Townsman'', April 2, 2009
*[http://www.andovertownsman.com/local/x1385482245/McGarry-Morris-new-Light-runs-on-girl-power "McGarry Morris' new "Light from a Distant Star"], ''Andover Townsman'', October 6, 2011
*[http://www.andovertownsman.com/local/x1385482245/McGarry-Morris-new-Light-runs-on-girl-power "McGarry Morris' new "Light from a Distant Star"], ''Andover Townsman'', October 6, 2011
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*An Ordinary Life",'' Boston Globe Magazine'', a August 13, 1995, page 14.
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*"Mary Morris McGarry" ''Publisher's Weekly'', December 7, 1990, page 57.
*[http://www.amazon.com/Mary-McGarry-Morris/e/B000AQ4GZE Mary McGarry Morris]
*[http://www.amazon.com/Mary-McGarry-Morris/e/B000AQ4GZE Mary McGarry Morris]
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 15:36, November 16, 2011 (EST)
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 15:36, November 16, 2011 (EST)--[[User:Leslie|Leslie]] 16:47, September 8, 2012 (EDT)
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Andover resident Mary McGarry Morris is a well known author,- both of novels and short stories, and a playwright. Mary's characters come from her life experience. Growing up she lived in a small town in Vermont, much like the settings of her novels. Later she became a state social worker and saw individuals struggling to maintain a life.


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