The Vanishers

By Heidi Julavits
(Dreamscape Media, MP3 CD, 9781611205015)

Publication Date: March 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Compact Disc

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Description

A wildly imaginative and emotionally intense novel about mothers and daughters.




About the Author

Heidi Julavits is the author of two previous novels, The Mineral Palace and The Effect of Living Backwards, as well as a collaborative book, Hotel Andromeda, with the artist Jenny Gage. She is a founding editor of The Believer, and her writings have appeared in Esquire, Time, The New York Times, McSweeney's among other places. She lives in Manhattan and Maine.

READER BIO
Xe Sands has more than a decade of experience bringing stories to life through narration, performance, and visual art, including recordings of Thrill of the Chase and Buttered Side Down. From poignant young adult fiction to powerful first-person narrative, Sands' characterizations are rich and expressive and her narrations evocative and intimate.




Praise For The Vanishers

"...wry, witty...magical...Julavits's often acerbic prose generates laughs despite the sad reality of Julia's life." - Publishers Weekly
"...searing...Intelligent and ambitious..." - Kirkus Reviews

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