Search - List of Books by Jane Vandenburgh

Jane Vandenburgh (born 1948) is an American novelist and editor. A fifth-generation Californian, she grew up in Redondo Beach and the San Fernando Valley. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from Long Beach State (1971) and a Master's Degree (1978) in English literature with a specialization in creative writing from San Francisco State University. Her master's thesis was a collection of short stories, The Salisbury Court Reporter, which won the Katherine Ann Porter Prize for fiction. Vandenburgh is the author of two novels, Failure to Zig-Zag (Farar, Straus, and Giroux 1989), The Physics of Sunset (Pantheon 1999), and a memoir, A Pocket History of Sex in the Twentieth Century (Counterpoint 2009).

In the 1970s Vandenburgh worked as an editor at San Francisco-based publisher Chronicle Books, bringing out such titles as All Night L.A. and Past Joys.

Vandenburgh is the mother of two children from a previous marriage, Eva Zimmerman and Noah Zimmerman. She is married to Jack Shoemaker, a Berkeley, California, book publisher (North Point Press, Counterpoint) who publishes Gary Snyder and Wendell Berry. They live in Point Richmond, California.
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Total Books: 12
The Wrong Dog Dream A True Romance
2013 - The Wrong Dog Dream a True Romance (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781619021204
ISBN-10: 161902120X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Architecture of the Novel A Writer's Handbook
2010 - Architecture of the Novel a Writer's Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781582435978
ISBN-10: 1582435979
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A Pocket History of Sex in the Twentieth Century A Memoir
2010 - A Pocket History of Sex in the Twentieth Century a Memoir (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781582435596
ISBN-10: 1582435596
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
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A Pocket History of Sex in the Twentieth Century A Memoir
Physics of Sunset
2001 - Physics of Sunset (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781582431000
ISBN-10: 1582431000
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Failure to Zigzag A Novel
2000 - Failure to Zigzag a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781582430768
ISBN-10: 1582430764
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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The Physics of Sunset
1999 - The Physics of Sunset [Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786222988
ISBN-10: 0786222980
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Physics of Sunset  A novel
1999 - The Physics of Sunset a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679424833
ISBN-10: 0679424830
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Failure to Zigzag
1990 - Failure to Zigzag (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380710195
ISBN-10: 0380710196
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Failure to Zigzag
1989 - Failure to Zigzag (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780865473560
ISBN-10: 0865473560
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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