Daphne Beal's writing has appeared in Vogue, McSweeney's, Open City, and The London Review of Books. She was on the editorial staff of The New Yorker and educated at Brown and New York University, where she was a New York Times fellow. Her work has been anthologized in State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America, The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers, and The KGB Reader. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she now lives in New York City with her husband, Sean Wilsey, and their two children.
Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: August 12, 2008 Price: $13.95
Alex , a twenty-year-old American student, is spending the year in Nepal, backpacking and photographing. As a favor to Will – her American friend – she uses one of her Himalayan treks to seek out Maya, a young Nepali woman desperate to flee her traditional family to find work in Kathmandu...
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