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Critical Praise

"A truly enjoyable read from cover to cover...Ms. Kagen's moving portrayal of a unique woman finding her way in a time of change will touch your heart."

Garth Stein, author of The Art of Racing in the Rain

"I've been a Lesley Kagen fan ever since I read her beautifully rendered debut Whistling in the Dark. Set against the backdrop of the small-town south of the 1970's, Land of a Hundred Wonders, is by turns sensitive and rowdy, peopled with larger-than-life characters who are sure to make their own tender path into your heart."

Joshilyn Jackson, author of Gods in Alabama and The Girl Who Stopped Swimming

"Lesley Kagen has crafted a story that is poignant, compelling, hilarious, real, and absolutely lovely. Her characters are enchanting and will have you racing to the end of this terrific novel."

Kris Radish, author of Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA

"Lesley Kagen's lucid, confident prose shines on every a unique and unforgettable voice to her moving and heartfelt story. The humor and passion of Gibby and her compatriots will stay with you long after you reach the end."

——Tasha Alexander, author of A Fatal Waltz