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Karen Piper

Jennah Beilgard

Karen Piper is the author "A Girl’s Guide to Missiles," "The Price of Thirst," "Left in the Dust" and "Cartographic Fictions." She has received the Sierra Nature Writing Award and fellowships from the Huntington, Carnegie Mellon and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is currently a professor of literature at the University of Missouri, where she teaches contemporary world fiction, as well as Climate Change Fiction, Women and War, Literary Journalism and Writing Memoir. She is also an adjunct professor in Geography and teaches courses in Peace Studies.

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A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
August 2018
ISBN 9780399564543
$27.00, INSTORE
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The Price of Thirst

ISBN 9780816695423
289 pages
$26.95, INSTOCK
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"There's Money in Thirst," reads a headline in the New York Times. The CEO of Nestlé, purveyor of bottled water, heartily agrees. More/less

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