Wonder When You'll Miss Me 20pk RGG

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9780060592585: Wonder When You'll Miss Me 20pk RGG
About the Author:

Amanda Davis was raised in Durham, North Carolina. She was tragically killed in a plane crash on her way to her childhood state where she was scheduled to promote her debut novel, Wonder When You'll Miss Me, published in February 2003. She resided in Oakland, California, where she taught in the MFA program at Mills College. Davis also authored Circling the Drain, a collection of short stories. Her fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have been published in Esquire, Bookforum, Black Book, McSweeney's, Poets and Writers, Story, Seventeen, and Best New American Voices 2001.

Review:

“Heartbreaking.” (Kirkus Reviews)

“Amanda Davis writes gently, even poetically about extraordinary brutality. She has a distinctively creepy, even noirish sensibility.” (New York Times Book Review)

“An utterly unique take on what it means to run away and join a circus.” (Elizabeth Strout, author of AMY AND ISABELLE)

“This book is a circus Pygmalion -- a spectacular tale of injury, heartbreak, and metamorphosis.” (Jonathan Ames, author of The Extra Man)

“At the end of this rich and satisfying novel...I did not want to leave.” (Michelle Chalfoun, author of Roustabout and The Width of the Sea)

“This is a marvelous modern-girl odyssey, dark and comic and poignant and smart.” (Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief)

“Amanda Davis has a wicked and inspired imagination.” (Brady Udall, author of The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint)

“This is such a good book--the voice is so engaging, heartbreaking and true.” (--Susan Richards Shreve, author of Plum & Jaggers)

“A story that is at once harrowing and, strangely, filled with adventure.” (Michael Chabon, author of SUMMERLAND)

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Davis, Amanda
Published by William Morrow (2005)
ISBN 10: 0060592583 ISBN 13: 9780060592585
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Book Description William Morrow, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. 0060592583 Minor thumbing, tight and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 118029

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