We finally hear the voices of women…an unvarnished truth that turns history on its pointy-hatted head.

—helen simonson, author of MAJOR PETTIGREW’S LAST STAND and THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR

Part mystery, part love story, beautifully told and meticulously researched…

—anton disclafani, author of THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS

With gorgeous, period-inflected prose, Nesbit takes us back to the earliest days of New England… I read it at a gallop. What a marvel…

—laird hunt, author of IN THE HOUSE IN THE DARK OF THE WOODS

A great story, and Nesbit boldly uses the first person plural to tell it… [L]yrical, hypnotic detail…

—people magazine on the wives of los alamos

Haunting…fascinating…A powerful testament to women’s strength and ability to hold a community together during a disturbing time…

—wall street journal on the wives of los alamos

Impressive…Together and alone and
each in her separate way, the wives are
left to celebrate or lament…

—the new york times book review (editor’s choice) on the wives of los alamos

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TaraShea Nesbit is an assistant professor in fiction and nonfiction at Miami University.

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