A Ticket to Ride

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Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.94
Publisher
Ecco Press
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.34 X 8.02 X 0.72 inches | 0.47 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061340529

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About the Author

Paula McLain received an MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan, and has been a resident of Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She is the author of two collections of poetry, two novels, and a memoir, and lives in Cleveland with her family.

Reviews

"Assured and ambitious... the complicated bonds of a makeshift family... lyrical precision. A deft and haunting book."--Katharine Noel, author of Halfway House
"Paula McLain has put a poet's ear to the urgency of adolescence...a strong throb of a first novel."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Absorbing, tantalizing, and super-heated as an endless summer day."--Michelle Wildgen, author of You're Not You
"[McLain's] writing is gorgeous, and Jamie and Fawn are heartbreakingly real."--Katrina Kittle, author of The Kindness of Strangers
"Filled with mystery and longing, McLain lays bare the raw emotion that guides us all..."--Ann Hood, author of The Knitting Circle
"...a haunting coming-of-age story...sun-dazzled prose that hides a cold, foreboding underbelly...gorgeous writing."--Gillian Flynn, author of Sharp Objects
"...[A] beautifully written book...deeply felt and engrossing--an immense pleasure to read."--Leah Stewart, author of The Myth of You and Me
"...poet and memoirist McLain compels as she excavates two tragedies."--Chicago Sun-Times
"...a vivid portrait of the summer of '73...the relationships it expores are timeless...a genuine literary accomplishment."--Dan Chaon, author of You Remind Me of Me