“Complex, mature and compelling.” The Chicago Tribune

“Casey is a stand-up philosopher posing the most vexing questions about human existence while satirizing the materialistic ways we find to hold our despair at a distance.” The New York Times Book Review

“A startling debut. [Casey's] fresh voice emerges like a song that's bound to be a hit.” Virginia Quarterly Review

“This is a wonderful account of our need to both invent and reinvent ourselves. A deft and generous book.” Margot Livesey, author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy

“Casey deftly writes about the struggle out of the tomb, the restoration of sanity, the search for a small peace.” Mark Richard, author of House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home