Land of Love and Drowning

Tiphanie Yanique (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Publish Date
July 21, 2015
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.9 X 8.0 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781594633812
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About the Author

Tiphanie Yanique is from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. The author of the story collection How to Escape from a Leper Colony, she is a 2010 Rona Jaffe Writers' Award winner and was named by the National Book Awards as one of 2011's "5 Under 35." She teaches at the New School and lives in Brooklyn and Saint Thomas.

Reviews

Praise for Land of Love and Drowning

"Yanique has written the best kind of summer read--lurid, yet layered and literary." --NPR

"A feat of tropical magical realism." --Vanity Fair

"Spellbinding." --Elle

"Sink or swim is the guiding theme in this fantastical, generational novel."--Marie Claire

"Lush." --USA Today