Scope and Contents: Papers of author and Carleton College graduate Jane Hamilton, class of 1979. This collection contains materials created during the writing, editing, publication, and promotion of Hamilton's novels The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World. Included are drafts, editor's notes, and research, as well as screenplays for movies based on the books. Correspondence with Oprah Winfrey and other materials related to each novel's selection for the Oprah Book Club, and Hamilton's appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, are also included.
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