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Jay Parini (born 1948) is an American writer and academic. He is known for novels and poetry, biography and criticism.

He was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and brought up in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Lafayette College in 1970 and was awarded a doctorate by the University of St. Andrews in 1975. He taught at Dartmouth College from 1975 to 1982, and has taught at Middlebury College since 1982. He is married to the writer and psychologist Devon Jersild. They have three sons.

He is a regular contributor to various journals and newspapers, including The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Guardian (U.K.). In 1976, he co-founded New England Review with Sydney Lea. In 1995, he was appointed literary executor for author Gore Vidal.

Parini's 1990 novel, The Last Station, was adapted into a major motion picture, released in December 2009.

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Total Books: 122
New and Collected Poems 1975-2015
2016 - New and Collected Poems 1975-2015 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780807030134
ISBN-10: 0807030139
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science & Math
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Empire of Self A Life of Gore Vidal
2015 - Empire of Self a Life of Gore VIdal (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780385537568
ISBN-10: 0385537565
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Gay & Lesbian
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Jesus The Human Face of God
2013 - Jesus the Human Face of God (Audio CD)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781469282848
ISBN-10: 1469282844
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Christian Books & Bibles
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The Passages of HM A Novel of Herman Melville
2011 - The Passages of Hm a Novel of Herman Melville (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307386199
ISBN-10: 0307386198
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Pompeii Echoes from the Grand Tour
2011 - Pompeii Echoes From the Grand Tour (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788869652769
ISBN-10: 8869652769
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Passages of Herman Melville
2011 - The Passages of Herman Melville (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781847679796
ISBN-10: 184767979X
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American Writers Classics
2010 - American Writers Classics (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780684313047
ISBN-10: 0684313049
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Passages of H M
2010 - The Passages of H M (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385522779
ISBN-10: 0385522770
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Promised Land Thirteen Books That Changed America
2010 - Promised Land Thirteen Books That Changed America (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307386182
ISBN-10: 030738618X
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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The Last Station  A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year
2010 - The Last Station a Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year [Movie Tie-in Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307739643
ISBN-10: 0307739643
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Last Steps
2009 - Last Steps (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780141191195
ISBN-10: 0141191198
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Last Station A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year
2009 - The Last Station a Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307386151
ISBN-10: 0307386155
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1.8/5 Stars.
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American Writers Supplement
2008 - American Writers Supplement [American Writers Supplements] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780684315522
ISBN-10: 0684315521
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series - Prepack 2
2008 - Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series - Prepack 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781428262669
ISBN-10: 1428262660
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The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1945-Present Theme 17 Race and Ethnicity in the Melting Pot
The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1945-Present Theme 18 Class Conflicts and the American Dream
2008 - The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1945-present Theme 18 Class Conflicts and the American Dream [Wadsworth Themes American Literature, 1945-Present] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781428262508
ISBN-10: 1428262504
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1945-Present Theme 19 Exploring Gender and Sexual Norms
The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1945-Present Theme 20 Witnessing War
The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1945-Present Theme 21 Religion and Spirituality
The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1910-1945 Theme 14 Modernism and the Literary Left Class Money and Power
The Wadsworth Themes American Literature Series 1910-1945 Theme 15 Racism and Activism
2007 - British Writers Supplement [British Writers Supplements] (Hardcover)
2005 - The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry [with Poetry 21 CD-ROM] (Paperback)Paperback
2003 - British Writers Classics Ll [British Writers Classics] (Hardcover)
2001 - British Writers Retrospective Supplement I [British Writers Retrospective Supplement] (Hardcover)
1998 - Survival How We Prevail [Troll Target Series] (Paperback)