Cool, eloquent, raising two fatherless children, Claire has emerged as the most visible of the widows who became a potent political force in the aftermath of the catastrophe. She longs for her husband, but she has found her mission: she sits on a jury charged with selecting a fitting memorial for the victims of the attack.
About the Author
Amy Waldman was co-chief of the South Asia bureau of "The New York Times." Her fiction has appeared in "The Atlantic "and the "Boston Review "and is anthologized in "The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010." She lives with her family in Brooklyn. This is her first novel.