26a

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Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.36 X 9.36 X 0.75 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060821821

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About the Author

Diana Evans is Professor of Political Science at Trinity College in Connecticut. She has published widely on the impact of interest groups and political action committees on congressional decision making, as well as on turnout in congressional elections. Her articles have appeared in such journals as the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Political Research Quarterly. She is past president of the New England Political Science Association and has been chair of the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association. She has served on the editorial boards of the American Political Science Review and Legislative Studies Quarterly.

Reviews

"A vivid, affectionate picture of the family as a melting pot."--Daily Telegraph (London)
"[A] poignant debut novel.. . . Perfect for your next book-club selection."--Essence
"[Evans] can turn a haunting, perfect praise. A promising debut from a young author with much yet to offer."--Library Journal
"A heartwarming epic that's never syrupy sweet. A-."--Entertainment Weekly
"A sad, magical telling of the uncommon link between Gemini sisters . . . enchanting."--Toronto Star
"Beautifully written."--New York Times Book Review
"Enjoyable and engrossing . . . Evans has a distinctive voice."--The Observer
"Evans's lyrical telling . . . fluidly juxtaposes disparate worlds."--ALA Booklist
"Superb [and] quirkily rendered."--Vancouver Sun
"A trenchant debut that speaks eloquently about identity, displacement, the most anguished of losses, and bone-deep love."--Booklist
"Funny, intimate and moving."--London Sunday Times
"Bittersweet . . . an alluring blend of fairytales and nightmares."--Daily Mail (London)
"[A] marvelously written novel . . . rich with both ordinary and extraordinary realities."--Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
"At once tender and funny: [26a is] a keen study of home, homelessness and the limits of symbiosis."--Kirkus Reviews
"Beautiful . . . Evans is in a class of her own."--Melbourne Herald Sun
"Kept me reading past midnight . . . hugely assured and very moving."--Daily Telegraph (London)
"Heartwrenching."--Sunday Times (London)
"Amazing. . . . 26A deserves to be read, and reread, by a large audience."--Boston Globe
"Marvelously written . . . rich with both ordinary and extraordinary realities ."--Seattle Times
"Beautiful . . . A very earthy and relatable tale of family bonds and fractures."--Boston Herald