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Scott Spencer (born September 1, 1945, in Washington, D.C.) is an American author who has written ten novels.

Endless Love and A Ship Made of Paper have both been nominated for the National Book Award. Endless Love has sold over 2 million copies.

Interviewed in the New York Times, Spencer once said, "It may be time for serious, literary novelists to take back some of the subject matter we abandoned to hack novelists and the movies." Joyce Carol Oates, writing about A Ship Made of Paper in The New Yorker, said, "Like Cheever, Spencer has imagined for his... infatuated lover melodramatic crises that verge on the surreal; like John Updike, Spencer is a poet-celebrant of Eros, lyrically precise in his descriptions of lovers' fantasies, lovers' lovemaking, lovers' bodies..." The Wall Street Journal has said, "There are few novelists alive who use the English language as Scott Spencer does... Every ache of feeling, every failed effort at restraint, every attempt at self-deception is captured in precise, beautifully cadenced prose."

Two of Spencer's novels, Endless Love (by Franco Zeffirelli in 1981) and Waking the Dead have been adapted into films. The Waking the Dead film was produced by Jodie Foster and directed by Keith Gordon in 2000.

Spencer has also worked as a journalist. He has published in the The New York Times, The New Yorker, Harpers Magazine, GQ, O, The Oprah Magazine, and he is a regular contributor to Rolling Stone.

He has taught at Columbia University, the University of Iowa, and Williams College. Spencer is an alumnus of Roosevelt University. In 2004, he was the recipient of a John S. Guggenheim Fellowship. For the past twenty years, he has lived in a small town in upstate New York.

The Men in Black movies are not based upon Spencer's novel Men in Black.

Spencer's forthcoming novel is titled Man in the Woods and is scheduled for release on September 14, 2010.

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Total Books: 59
River Under the Road A Novel
2017 - River Under the Road a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780062660053
ISBN-10: 0062660055
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Stephen Curry The Life Changing Story of a Basketball Legend Stephen Curry
2016 - Stephen Curry the Life Changing Story of a Basketball Legend Stephen Curry [Basketball Biography Books, The Unauthorized Biography, Famous Athletes] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781530742776
ISBN-10: 1530742773
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors
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Summary  Analysis The Boys In The Boat - Novel By Daniel James Brown
Summary  Analysis The 5th Wave - by Rick Yancey
2016 - Summary Analysis the 5th Wave - By Rick Yancey (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781530266289
ISBN-10: 1530266289
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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ZBrush Creature Design
2011 - Zbrush Creature Design (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781118024331
ISBN-10: 1118024338
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Man in the Woods
2011 - Man in the Woods (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061466571
ISBN-10: 0061466573
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
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ZBrush Character Creation Advanced Digital Sculpting
2011 - Zbrush Character Creation Advanced Digital Sculpting (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780470572573
ISBN-10: 0470572574
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Endless Love
2010 - Endless Love [P.S.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780061926006
ISBN-10: 0061926000
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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ZBrush Digital Sculpting Human Anatomy
Willing A Novel
2009 - Willing a Novel [P.S.] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060760168
ISBN-10: 0060760168
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
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A Ship Made of Paper
2009 - A Ship Made of Paper [P.S.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061367441
ISBN-10: 0061367443
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Willing
2008 - Willing (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780060760151
ISBN-10: 006076015X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Bad Sex
2007 - Bad Sex (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810992887
ISBN-10: 0810992884
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Ship Made of Paper
2004 - Ship Made of Paper (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613998741
ISBN-10: 061399874X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Ship Made of Paper
2004 - A Ship Made of Paper (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060933425
ISBN-10: 0060933429
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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A Ship Made of Paper Proof
2003 - A Ship Made of Paper Proof (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780434884742
ISBN-10: 043488474X
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A Ship Made of Paper
2003 - A Ship Made of Paper (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060185343
ISBN-10: 0060185341
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 8

Waking the Dead
2000 - Waking the Dead (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780425169629
ISBN-10: 0425169626
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 9

The Rich Man's Table
1999 - The Rich Man's Table (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425169452
ISBN-10: 0425169456
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Rich Man's Table The
1998 - Rich Man's Table The (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780375400568
ISBN-10: 0375400567
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Men In Black
1995 - Men in Black (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780679434528
ISBN-10: 0679434526
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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