Publishers Weekly raves: “Elegantly written, this tour de force belongs in every library addressing the 20th century.”
The title story is a tour de force set at a New York dinner party.
It is a tour de force of reporting: 13,000 words on a two-week deadline.
1802, French, "feat of strength."
A feat accomplished through great skill and ability: “The speech was a tour de force; it swept the audience off its feet.”