NPR stories about Ethan Canin
A young man enters a world of power and privilege when he is summoned to live on the estate of the local industrial baron in Ethan Canin's epic America America.
America America is an ambitious, old-fashioned novel about politics, power and class in a small, upstate New York town. The Nixon-era tale is Canin's sixth book.
After a seven-year absence, author Ethan Canin returns with America America, a novel that explores power and influence in politics past.
Ethan Canin explores power and influence — including the way a potentially damaging story can simply vanish from newspapers — in this expressive, impressive remembrance of politics past.