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Just as Anya reinvents herself, Waclawiak’s novel (her first) reinvents the immigration story…At its most illuminating, How to Get Into the Twin Palms movingly portrays a protagonist intent on both creating and destroying herself, on burning brightly even as she goes up in smoke.
And Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, calls it
A taut debut… [that] strikes with the creeping suddenness of a brush fire.
Monologue topics: the dentist, cavities, flossing, contagions, demoralization, wheat, paranoia.