Poets & Writers

The Travelers

n her debut novel, , a remarkable intergenerational and international saga, Regina Porter explores the lives of two characters—James Samuel Vincent, who escapes his parents’ volatile marriage and modest Irish American background, and Agnes Miller Christie, an African American

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