Akashic Books, Hardcover, 9781936070862, 248pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2011
In Nina Revoyr's best novel to date, the events of 1974 forever change Michelle LeBeau, her town, and her family.
Nina Revoyr is the author of three previous novels, The Necessary Hunger, Southland, and The Age of Dreaming. Southland was a Book Sense 76 pick, won the Lambda Literary Award, and was a Los Angeles Times "Best Book” of 2003. The Age of Dreaming was a finalist for the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Revoyr is currently a visiting professor at Pitzer College and vice president of a large non-profit children’s organization. She lives in Los Angeles.
"Nina Revoyr is one of my favorite writers . . . Wingshooters is a gem of a novel--filled with beautiful language, thoughtful observations on life, deep heartache, and determined acceptance."
--Lisa See, author of Shanghai Girls
"Nina Revoyr's young protagonist and her searing, skillfully told story are unforgettable. Don't miss it."
--Marian Wright Edelman, President, Children's Defense Fund