The Winter Vault
Publication Date: June 2009
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From the author of the acclaimed Fugitive Pieces, her first work of fiction in more than a decade: a mesmerizing love story that juxtaposes historical events with the most intimate moments of individual lives.
Anne Michaels is the author of the award-winning international bestseller Fugitive Pieces, now a major motion picture. It won the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Guardian Fiction Award, and the Orange Prize for Fiction. Michaels is also the author of three highly acclaimed poetry collections, including The Weight of Oranges and Miner's Pond. She lives in Toronto. Karen White is a classically trained actress who has been recording and directing audiobooks for more than ten years. An Audie Award finalist and Best Audiobook of the Year 2009 winner for The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon Reed, she has earned many AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for Too Good to Be True by Erin Arvedlund and Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz. Of Karen's narration of Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick, Publishers Weekly says, "Karen White delivers a stunning reading, her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience."
"Exquisite.... A tender love story set against an intriguing bit of history is handled with uncommon skill." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review