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Critical Praise

"Breathtaking for both its beauty and its pain . . . A superb combination of wonder and suffering."

——Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"One of the truest and most exciting new voices in American fiction."

——Robert Morgan, Author of Gap Creek

"An eloquent and moving novel of the Appalachian South from one of her most promising new writers."

——Sharyn McCrumb, Author of The Songcatcher

"A beautiful, heartbreaking novel, so vividly imagined and told that it stays with you, powerfully, long after you've read it. . . . Silas House writes as if the whole history of his place and people resides within his heart."

——Brad Watson, National Book Award Finalist