The Book of Dead Birds

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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.34 X 8.0 X 0.64 inches | 0.43 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060528041

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About the Author

Gayle Brandeis is the author of The Book of Dead Birds, the winner of Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize, an award in support of a literature of social change. Reviewers have highly praised this, her first novel, and Toni Morrison said: It has an edgy beauty that enhances perfectly the seriousness of its contents. She is also the author. Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write.

Reviews

"Lyrical, imaginative, beautifully crafted, and deeply intelligent. Before anything else, its characters take you by the heart."--Barbara Kingsolver
"THE BOOK OF DEAD BIRDS is a story of healing--a skillful, textured weaving of dark and light."--Donna M. Gershten, author of KISSING THE VIRGIN'S MOUTH
"[It] has an edgy beauty that enhances perfectly the seriousness of its contents."--Toni Morrison
"The plight of the mother and daughter is ... heartbreaking."--Kirkus Reviews
"A uniquely inventive novel."--Rocky Mountain News
"Brandeis's writing is sensitive, lyrical and diverse."--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"Moving ... powerful and strangely interesting."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Intricate and elegant ... a novel that illustrates a compelling search for meaning that is ultimately familiar."--Denver Post
"A moving and perceptive first novel."--O magazine
"An emotional story forged in crystalline prose."--Bust Magazine
"[A] vivid tale of a woman learning to save and cherish life."--San Francisco Chronicle