"Engrossing. . . . A meticulous portrait of the way class works in America. . . . A chronicle of our unforgiving reality, as opposed to our ephemeral dreams."
—The Washington Post Book World
“Compelling. . . . A thoughtful and thought-provoking novel about class and class conflict in small-town Pennsylvania."
—Courier-Post (New Jersey)
“Powerful and moving. . . . An impressive story of loss and love."
—The Kansas City Star
“A moving study of class division and its tension. . . . Often heartbreaking and sometimes shocking, Aftermath is an intense, harrowing look at not only an ugly crime but its agonizing consequences.”
—Library Journal (starred review)