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Steve Yarbrough (born August 29, 1956) is a novelist and short story writer.

Born in Indianola, Mississippi, he received his B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Mississippi and his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas. Writing largely within the Southern tradition, he draws his themes and characters from Southern history and mores in ways that have been compared to Flannery O'Connor, William Faulkner, and Willie Morris.

Yarbrough's major works include the novels The End of California (2006), Prisoners of War (2004), Visible Spirits (2001) and The Oxygen Man (1999), as well as short story collections such as Family Men (1990), Mississippi History (1994) and Veneer (1998). His latest novel, Safe from the Neighbors, was published by Knopf in 2010.

His honors include the Mississippi Authors Award, the California Book Award, and an award from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. His novel, Prisoners of War, was a finalist for the 2005 PEN/Faulkner award. His work has been translated into Dutch, Japanese and Polish and published in the United Kingdom.

A professor of creative writing for many years at California State University, Fresno, Yarbrough recently joined the faculty in the Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing at Emerson College in Boston.

He is married to the Polish literary translator Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough and they have two daughters, Tosha and Lena. He lives in Stoneham, Massachusetts.
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Total Books: 23
The Realm of Last Chances
2014 - The Realm of Last Chances [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345804884
ISBN-10: 0345804880
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Safe from the Neighbors
2011 - Safe From the Neighbors [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307472151
ISBN-10: 0307472159
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The End of California
2007 - The End of California [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781400095704
ISBN-10: 1400095700
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The End of California
2006 - The End of California (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781400044382
ISBN-10: 1400044383
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
 3

The Oxygen Man
2006 - The Oxygen Man (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781596921832
ISBN-10: 1596921838
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Prisoners of War
2005 - Prisoners of War [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781400030620
ISBN-10: 1400030625
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2

Visible Spirits  A Novel
2002 - Visible Spirits a Novel [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780375725777
ISBN-10: 0375725776
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Visible Spirits
2002 - Visible Spirits [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330486385
ISBN-10: 0330486381
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Family Men Stories
Family Men Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780807116197
ISBN-10: 080711619X
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Mississippi History Stories
Mississippi History Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780826209672
ISBN-10: 082620967X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Veneer Stories
Veneer Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780826211859
ISBN-10: 0826211852
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

On the Way Home Twelve Stories From the Mississippi Delta
On the Way Home Twelve Stories From the Mississippi Delta (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780965538305
ISBN-10: 0965538303
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