“The novel’s richly textured Africa owes much to Elaine Orr’s own upbringing in Nigeria.”

“This extraordinary novel shines with light and depth.”
Library Journal starred review

SIBA Best-Seller

Library Journal Starred Review

SIBA Book Award in Fiction, Nominee

Lillian Smith Award Nominee

Vermont New Voices Selection, 2014

Fiction Book-in-Common,
Spalding University MFA in Writing Program, Louisville

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