Scribner Book Company, Paperback, 9780684846941, 320pp.
Publication Date: May 29, 1998
San Francisco Chronicle May well be Reynolds Price's best novel.
The New York Times Book Review Intense and powerful...the voice of Mr. Price's heroine blows like fresh air across the page.
The Washington Post Book World Beautifully written and skillfully narrated...a novel for all seasons.
Chicago Tribune Book World Surely his finest work so far. A wise and wonderful story told by an artist at the peak of his powers...you will want to meet Kate Vaiden and get to know her. And in the end...you will want to stand up for Reynolds Price.
USA Today You won't hear many voices in your life that are as interesting as Kate Vaiden's.