Synopses & Reviews
This haunting, profoundly disquieting novel tells the story of Kate, despised by her mother, bound to her father by ties stronger than blood.
"To put it simply, Joy William sis the most gifted writer of her generation." Harold Brodkey
About the Author
Joy Williams is the author of the novels State of Grace, The Changeling, and Breaking and Entering, and of two collections of short stories, Taking Care and Escapes (as well as The Florida Keys: A History and Guide). Among her many awards and honors are the Rea Award for the short story and the Harold and Mildred Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her widely anthologized work has appeared in Esquire, The Paris Review, Granta, and Grand Street. She lives in Arizona and Key West.