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Praise

“Lyrical…Bold…Beautiful.”
The Boston Globe

“Exquisitely rendered…Does not open up so much as catch and slowly reel in.”
Los Angeles Times

“Rhapsodic…Unflinching…Masterful…a novel unafraid to split into the breastplate of humankind and aim a floodlight at the demons dancing there.”
Southern Review

“Engulfing. Entangled. Fate-laden. Flinty.”
Esquire

“Precise yet inventive…[Scibona] fleshes out a scrabbling immigrant Cleveland.”
The American Book Review

“Like no other contemporary writer…A concordance of the immigrant experience from the beautiful to the brutal and everything in between.”
-ZZ Packer, author of Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

“Possibly the only novel I’ve ever read that legitimately deserves to be called Bellovian. And that’s no small claim.”
Kenyon Review

“Breathtaking…Think not only Faulkner, but also T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Gertrude Stein and James Joyce.”
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Awards

New York Public Library’s Young Lion Fiction Award WINNER

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