Jane Smiley is the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of A Thousand Acres and more than ten other works of fiction, including Horse Heaven, Moo, and The Greenlanders. In 2001 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in northern California.
"As taut and chilling as anything Hitchcock put on film." -San Francisco Chronicle
"A first-rate cliffhanger." -The New York Times Book
Review "Penetrating. . . . Smiley's lovely, clear prose takes
to the mystery as a slow revelation of character that heats up to a
page-turning finish." -Ms. "Sharp and memorable. . . .
Finely wrought." -Newsday