Synopses & Reviews
From the award-winning author of Among the Missing, Fitting Ends and You Remind Me of Me, comes an ambitious, gripping, and beautifully written new novel about identity and identity theft—in the tradition of The Talented Mr. Ripley and Case Histories. Three strangers who are trying to find their way in the wake of loss become entwined in an identity theft scheme, which has a resounding impact on them all. At once a gripping pageturner, a gorgeously written psychological study, and a meditation on identity in the modern world, this is a literary novel with the haunting momentum of a thriller.
The varied lives of three strangers interconnect in unforeseen ways--and with unexpected consequences--in acclaimed author Chaon's gripping, brilliant new novel.
About the Author
Dan Chaon is the acclaimed author of" Fitting Ends "and "Among the Missing," a finalist for the National Book Award, which was also listed as one of the ten best books of the year by the American Library Association, "Chicago Tribune," "The Boston Globe," and "Entertainment Weekly," as well as being cited as a "New York Times" Notable Book. Chaon's fiction has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and won both Pushcart" "and O. Henry awards. Chaon teaches at Oberlin College and lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, with his wife and two sons.
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