Set against the vibrant backdrop of the Gilded Age, an era when old money traditions collided with modern ideas, Tanabe has written an unputdownable and emotionally compelling story of hope, sacrifice, and betrayal and a gripping account of how one woman dared to risk everything for the chance at a better life.
8. June 2017, reviewUSA Today
Tanabe immerses the reader in a world of romance and manners, but also leaves you gripping the edge of your seat…An elegant and extremely gratifying imagining of one remarkable woman's life.
8. June 2017, reviewLibrary Journal, starred review
Tanabe’s thought-provoking novel raises challenging questions about how race, gender, and class advance and limit opportunities. There is plenty of material here for book group discussions.
8. June 2017, reviewPopSugar
“Smart and thoughtful, The Gilded Years is a must-read this summer.
8. June 2017, reviewBustle
Enticing...As Anita is drawn into Lottie's elite world, her secret roars beneath everything, threatening every step she takes.
8. June 2017, reviewUs Weekly
Anita is the first African American to attend Vassar College— and, because of her light skin, no one knows. That is, until her roommate, a scion of an NYC family, jeopardizes her secret — and degree. Karin Tanabe based her 1897-set story on real events.
4. December 2017, quoteAtria Book
Kinofilm mit dem Titel "A White Lie" mitproduziert von Reese Whiterspoon