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Kaye Gibbons

Born: 5-May-1960
Birthplace: Nash County, NC

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ellen Foster

Father: (tobacco farmer, d. 1972)
Mother: (d. suicide)
Brother: David Batts
Husband: Michael Gibbons (m. 1984, div., three daughters)
Husband: (m.)

    High School: Rocky Mount Senior High School, Rocky Mount, NC
    University: North Carolina State University (attended 1978-80, transferred)
    University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Fellowship of Southern Writers
    Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction 1987 for Ellen Foster
    Fraud 2-Nov-2008 (prescription drug fraud -- hydrocodone, guilty plea)
    Risk Factors: Bipolar Disorder

Author of books:
Ellen Foster (1987, novel)
A Virtuous Woman (1989, novel)
A Cure for Dreams (1991, novel)
Charms for the Easy Life (1993, novel)
Sights Unseen (1995, novel)
On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon (1998, novel)
Divining Women (2004, novel)
The Life All Around Me (2005, novel)

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