Reviews

  • "Wild Game tells an extraordinary family story, but this riveting memoir will touch all mothers and daughters. Adrienne Brodeur explores with compassionate clarity the intense bonds of love and need that create a family; and the destruction that can ensue. This is a beautiful book"

    Claire Messud
  • "It's a rare memoir that reads like a thriller, but Adrienne Brodeur's Wild Game manages to do just that. Beautifully written and harrowing, the book left me breathless"

    Richard Russo
  • "Entirely unique and utterly enthralling, Wild Game examines the ardor of a daughter’s love, caught up in the relentless needs of her mother. In this courageous act of radical self-reflection and truth-telling, Brodeur untangles karmic threads that bind families together across the generations"

    Ruth Ozeki
  • "Adrienne Brodeur's twisted mother-daughter story... [has] the potential to rise to the success level of last year’s breakout Educated"

    Entertainment Weekly
  • "Reads like heady beach fiction… This layered narrative of deceit, denial, and disillusionment is a surefire bestseller"

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)