Amy Waldman The Submission

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The Submission

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Title: Submission <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: Amy Waldman <>Publisher: Windmill Books

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"A masterful debut . . . Waldman unspools her story with the truth-bound grit of a seasoned journalist and the elegance of a born novelist." (Entertainment Weekly)

"Gripping, deeply intelligent . . . panoramic in scope but thrillingly light on its feet . . . [A] dazzling tapestry of a grieving city." (Marie Claire)

"Addictively readable...Not unlike The Wire's David Simon...Waldman has an eye for the less sound bite-worthy but crucial ways in which ideology and influence make their imprint on the world." (Vogue)

"The Submission reads as if the author had embraced Tom Wolfe's famous call for a new social realism...and in doing so has come up with a story that has more verisimilitude, more political resonance, and way more heart than Mr. Wolfe's own 1987 bestseller, The Bonfire of the Vanities." (The New York Times Book Review)

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Longlisted for the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award - an astonishing debut novel from a major new voice in American fiction

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