Kim Edwards is the author of the #1 "New York Times "bestseller "The Memory Keeper s Daughter," which was translated into thirty-eight languages." The Lake of Dreams "is her second "New York Times "bestselling novel. She is also the author of a collection of short stories, "The Secrets of a Fire King."" "Her honors include the Whiting Award, the British Book Award, and "USA" "Today" "s" Book of the Year, as well as the Nelson Algren Award, a National Magazine Award, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, she has taught widely in the US and Asia, and currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky."
Once again, Edwards has created a memorable cast of easily recognizable characters . . . This is a powerful story about the influence of history, the importance of our beliefs, and the willingness to embrace them all. "Booklist" Gorgeously written. . . . luminously beautiful. "The Dallas Morning News" [Edwards s] latest novel, set in the Finger Lakes region of her native New York, is another tour de force that showcases her talent for engaging readers immediately and, her agile prose would argue, effortlessly. "Louisville Courier-Journal" Beautifully written, with vivid imagery and emotion, this book shines with artistry.Edwards has another winner here, and I look forward to reading more of her work. Bookreporter.com Kim Edwards writes with great wisdom and compassion about family, choices, secrets, and redemption. Luanne Rice"