"Chris Bohjalian is at his very finest in this searing story of love and war. I was mesmerized from page one. Bravo!" --Paula McLain, author of "The Paris Wife"
"In his latest novel, master storyteller Chris Bohjalian explores the ways in which our ancestral past informs our contemporary lives--in ways we understand and ways that remain mysteriously out of reach. "The Sandcastle Girls" is deft, layered, eye-opening, and riveting. I was deeply moved." --Wally Lamb, author of "The Hour I First Believed"
"Bohjalian's powerful novel . . . depicts the Armenian genocide and one contemporary novelist's quest to uncover her heritage. . . . His storytelling makes this a beautiful, frightening, and unforgettable read." --"Publishers Weekly
""Bohjalian powerfully narrates an intricately nuanced romance with a complicated historical event at the forefront. With the centennial of the Armenian genocide fast approaching, this is not to be missed. Simply astounding." --Julie Kane, "Library Journal" (starred)
"An unforgettable exposition of the still too-little-known facts of the Armenian genocide and its multigenerational consequences."" --Kirkus Reviews" (starred)
"A powerful and moving story based on real events seldom discussed. It will leave you reeling."" --"Elizabeth Dickie, "Booklist"
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