“Lustrous. . . .These stories sparkle with Egan's fresh imagery and precise renderings of mood and place. . . . A writer of tremendous intelligence and grace.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer
“Boldly modulated tales of displacement and blazing moments of truth. . . . Riveting, vaguely Hitchcockian. . . . Piercingly tender. . . . Outstanding.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Immensely appealing. . . . Told with dazzling insight and emotional daring.” —Elle
“[Egan] deftly depicts the ways in which women can create glamorously detailed personas for another based on passing observations.” —TimeFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author
Jennifer Egan is the author of many bestselling, critically acclaimed books, including The Invisible Circus, The Keep, and Emerald City and Other Stories. In 2011 she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her novel A Visit From the Goon Squad. Also a journalist, she writes frequently in the New York Times Magazine.