Publication Date: September 2010
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Critically acclaimed author Antonya Nelson's much-anticipated first novel in a decade-a story of tangled lives, set in a Wichita riveted by the reemergence of an infamous serial killer.
Antonya Nelson is the author of nine books of fiction, including the short story collection Nothing Right and the novels Talking in Bed, Nobody's Girl, and Living to Tell. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Harper's, Redbook, and many other magazines, as well as in anthologies, such as Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and The Best American Short Stories. Antonya has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Grant, the Rea Award for the Short Story, and the United States Artists Simon Fellowship. She is married to the writer Robert Boswell and lives in New Mexico, Colorado, and Texas, where she holds the Cullen Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Houston. Cassandra Campbell has recorded nearly two hundred audio books and directed many more. She has been nominated for and won multiple Audie Awards, as well as the prestigious Odyssey Award. She has received numerous starred audio reviews in both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal as well as fourteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. Cassandra was also named a Best Voice by AudioFile for 2009 and 2010.
"In this delightful blend of extraordinary circumstances and ordinary suburban life, Nelson beautifully and humorously exposes the deep connections among these characters." ---Library Journal Starred Review