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  • HISTORICAL FICTION PAGE-TURNER: Combines the accessible prose and old-fashioned storytelling of Pitts’s previous novels with a deeply researched historical setting
  • CELEBRATED AUTHOR: Author is a Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist with a three-times-weekly newspaper column syndicated nationally in 200+ newspapers in dozens of major US markets
  • PROVEN TRACK RECORD: Pitts’s 2012 novel, Freeman, was a national bestseller, with rave reviews from All Things Considered, the Washington Post, and Publishers Weekly, as well as endorsements by Jennifer Weiner, Gabrielle Union, and Gwen Ifill
  • MASSIVE PLATFORM: Author has an engaged, passionate, and steadily growing following of 30k on Twitter
  • BOOK CLUB APPEAL: Accompanying reading group guide includes discussion questions and a Q&A with the author
  • HISTORICAL SETTING: Story unfolds during World War II in three theaters of the war—the Pacific, Europe, and America’s Deep South—between 1941 and 1945
  • POPULAR CATEGORY: Will appeal to the kinds of readers who embraced recent WWII-era bestsellers like Beneath a Scarlet Sky (108,000 copies sold) and Mudbound (184,000 copies sold).
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781572848245
Publisher: Agate Bolden
Publication Date: February 5th, 2019