by Richard Powers
Paperback, 631 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $18 |
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Follows the marriage of David Strom, a German Jewish emigre scientist, and Della Daley, an African American singer, as they, along with their extraordinarily gifted children, struggle to overcome the racial injustices of the 1960s.
November 20, 2006 Richard Powers is the author of nine novels. His latest, The Echo Maker, won the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction. He teaches creative writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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