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With a voice as distinctive and original as that of The Lovely Bones, and for the fans of the speculative fiction of Margaret Atwood, Karen Thompson Walker's The Age of Miracles is a luminous and unforgettable debut novel about coming of age set against the backdrop of an utterly altered world.
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"A stunner."--Justin Cronin "A genuinely moving tale that mixes the real and surreal, the ordinary and the extraordinary, with impressive fluency and flair."--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times "Gripping drama . . . flawlessly written; it could be the most assured debut by an American writer since Jennifer Egan's Emerald City."--The Denver Post "If you begin this book, you'll be loath to set it down until you've reached its end."--San Francisco Chronicle "Provides solace with its wisdom, compassion, and elegance."--Curtis Sittenfeld Don't miss the exclusive conversation between Karen Thompson Walker and Karen Russell at the back of the book.
- ISBN-13: 9780812982947
- ISBN-10: 0812982940
- Publisher: Random House Trade
- Publish Date: January 2013
- Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
- Page Count: 304