"I was impressed and enthralled…This book has suspense and style, and the delight of real substance presented with grace…a work of great narrative power, superb reporting, and profound empathy–in other words, a joy."–Scott Turow
"A riveting portrait of a racially troubled America in the 1990’s"–Publishers Weekly (starred)
"A vivid American microcosm, a telling tableau of the way we are."–The New York Times
From the Hardcover edition.