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  • Bibliography:
    6 Books
  • First Book:
    February 1997
  • Latest Book:
    March 2019
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Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • Two inner-city girls tackle love, basketball, high school graduation, and an uncertain future in this coming-of-age novel by the author of Wingshooters.The Necessary Hunger follows two basketball stars -- Nancy Takahiro and Raina Webber -- and severa...

  • In 1960s L.A., a Japanese American former silent film star investigates a mystery from his dark past in this novel by the author of Southland.Jun Nakayama was a silent film star in the early days of Hollywood. By 1964, he is living in complete obscur...

  • Nina Revoyr brings us a compelling story of race, love, murder, and history against the backdrop of Los Angeles. -- Winner of a 2004 American Library Association Stonewall Honor Award in Literature -- Winner of the 2003 Lambda Literary Award -- Nom...

  • Michelle LeBeau, the child of a white American father and a Japanese mother, lives with her grandparents in Deerhorn, Wisconsin--a small town that had been entirely white before her arrival. Rejected and bullied, Michelle spends her time reading, avo...

  • Four people on a backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada find more adventure than they ever imagined. Each of them is drawn to the mountains for reasons as diverse as their own lives. Gwen Foster, a counselor for at-risk youth, is struggling with burno...

  • A contemporary Los Angeles story of uncrossable social lines, allegiance and betrayal, immeasurable power, and the ways the present is continuously shaped by the past.“Revoyr is gifted in her ability to deal with complex ideas like racism, class co...

Award-Winning Books by Nina Revoyr

2003 Lambda Literary Award -- Lesbian Fiction
2004 Triangle Award -- Lesbian Fiction
2011 Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award -- Fiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Nina Revoyr has published 6 books.

Nina Revoyr does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, A Student of History, was published in March 2019.

The first book by Nina Revoyr, The NECESSARY HUNGER, was published in February 1997.

No. Nina Revoyr does not write books in series.