Twins

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Product Details
Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.94 X 8.02 X 0.76 inches | 0.49 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060759797

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About the Author

Marcy Dermansky is a MacDowell Fellow and the winner of the 2002 Smallmouth Press Andre Dubus Novella Award and the 1999 Story magazine's Carson McCullers short story prize. Her stories have been published in numerous literary journals, including McSweeney's, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Indiana Review. Dermansky is a film critic for About.com and lives in Astoria, New York.

Reviews
"With dark humor and raw power...Dermansky has created a fascinating set of characters."--Library Journal
"Raw, extraordinary...A dark, heartbreaking tale about adolescents trying to survive."--Huntsville Times
"Entertaining...Balanced by an overarching fable-like quality to this moving and well-written story."--Publishers Weekly
"A beguiling story of the powerful ties between identical twins... Dermansky has crafted a memorable novel."--Booklist
"Sometimes despairing, sometimes blackly humorous, always engrossing and thoroughly original. A wonderful debut."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Dermansky excels at depicting extreme emotional states and how we rationalize them."--Village Voice
"A startlingly beautiful love story... A thrill to read... The most detailed, disturbing, and loveable oddball romance you'll ever read."--Frederick Barthelme, author of Elroy Nights
"Dermansky is a lyrical, gifted, and original writer....With a style that's extremely accessible and lots of fun."--Janice Eidus, author of The Celibacy Club
"Twins is spectacular, weird, extraordinarily real, and funny in ways they don't have names for."--Jerry Stahl, author of Permanent Midnight