The Echo Maker

Winner, National Book Awards 2006 for Fiction

The Echo Maker by Richard Powers book cover, 2006
ISBN 9780374146351
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Richard Powers
Richard Powers

Richard Powers is the author of eight previous novels, including Operation Wandering Soul, which was a nominated for a National Book Award in 1993. He has received numerous honors including a MacArthur Fellowship. More about this author >

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Set in Nebraska during the Platte River’s massive spring migrations, this novel explores the power and limits of human intelligence.