Jaimee Wriston Colbert (Author)
DescriptionVanishing Acts is the story of three generations of a troubled family, set in a Hawai'i both fantastical and gritty. Shadowed by the Viet Nam War, addiction, and the perils of climate change, they grapple with the ghosts of their past and present, including a father whose love of surfing and obsession with Houdini helped him become the ultimate escape artist.
September 09, 2017
5.98 X 0.73 X 9.02 inches | 1.06 pounds
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About the Author
Jaimee Wriston Colbert is author of five books of fiction: Wild Things, a linked story collection; the novel, Shark Girls, finalist for the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award; Dream Lives of Butterflies, gold medalist in the Independent Publisher Awards; Climbing the God Tree, winner of the Willa Cather Fiction Prize, and Sex, Salvation, and the Automobile, winner of the Zephyr Prize. Originally from Hawaii, she lives in upstate New York where she is Professor of Creative Writing at SUNY, Binghamton University.