A riveting novel about memory, the meaning of home, and what we are willing to leave behind. --Michelle Richmond, author of The Year of Fog
Jennifer Paddock seduces the reader with the narrative equivalent of a raised eyebrow or the almost imperceptible nod of the head. At the end the reader is inclined to ask the writer as well a her characters - what's next? --Jay McInerney
Poignant and true, Paddock's language evokes the elegiac way lives play themselves out. --William Gay, author of Twilight
About the Author
Jennifer Paddock is the author of the novels A Secret Word and Point Clear. She received an M.A. in creative writing from New York University, and her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Stories From The Blue Moon Cafe, The North American Review, Other Voices, Garden and Gun, and Mr. Beller's Neighborhood. Jennifer s awards include If All Arkansas Read the Same Book (2004), Book Sense Pick (2004), and a 2008-2009 literature fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. She was featured twice in The New York Times.