Easter Island

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.81
Publisher
Random House Group
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
6.11 X 9.0 X 0.69 inches | 0.69 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385336741

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About the Author

Jennifer Vanderbes is a graduate of Yale University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She was a McCreight Fellow in Fiction at the University of Wisconsin, and most recently was the Fellow in Creative Writing at Colgate University.

Reviews

"One of the best novels of the year." --Robert Stone, author of Dog Soldiers

"Splendid...captures in the intertwined stories of two women a passion for life and for science that transcends time." --Andrea Barrett, author of Servants of the Map

"Recalling A.S. Byatt's Possession...weaves together history, science and romance, while maintaining an undercurrent of suspense." --Time Out (New York)

"Captivating...one of those impressive debut novels that come along once a year...and demands that readers take notice of its existence." --St. Louis Post Dispatch

"A gorgeous debut." --The Christian Science Monitor

"Intelligently conceived and elegantly written, Easter Island is a pleasure to read...combines gripping traditional storytelling with scientist-explorer protagonists...makes the quest for scientific breakthroughs both exciting and all too human." --Newsday