David Rhodes (author)

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David Rhodes (born in 1946) is an American novelist. He has published five novels. The most recent, Jewelweed, was published in 2013.

Biography[edit]

Rhodes grew up outside Des Moines, Iowa. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marlboro College in 1969 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from The Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1971.[1] He published The Last Fair Deal Going Down (Atlantic Little Brown, 1972), The Easter House (Harper & Row, 1974), Rock Island Line (Harper & Row, 1975), Driftless (Milkweed Editions, 2008), and Jewelweed (Milkweed Editions, 2013).

In 1977, Rhodes suffered a motorcycle accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down.[2] Driftless was his first book since his return to publishing.

Rhodes lives with his wife, Edna, in rural Wonewoc, Wisconsin.

Works[edit]

  • The Last Fair Deal Going Down (Atlantic Little Brown, 1972)
  • The Easter House (Harper & Row, 1974)
  • Rock Island Line (Harper & Row, 1975)
  • Driftless (Milkweed Editions, 2008); a novel set in the Driftless Area, in the fictional town of Words, Wisconsin
  • Jewelweed (Milkweed Editions, 2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Driftless dustjacket (Milkweed Editions, 2008)
  2. ^ Rutherford, Ethan (2008-10-03). "Where future and past collide". Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 

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