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This is Centerville

James Buchan

‘In the imagination of strangers there is a small town in America which represents not just itself but the whole country‘.

James Buchan

James Buchan is the author of seven novels, including A Parish of Rich Women which won The Whitbread Book of the Year Award and the Betty Trask Award in 1984. He is also the author of six works of non-fiction, including Adam Smith and the Pursuit of Liberty, Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and its Consequences and John Law: A Scottish Adventurer of the Eighteenth Century.

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