"Funny and poignant...Sandlin's sustaining insight and faith in humanity give the book compassion and hope." -Winston-Salem Journal


"Very, very funny...Sandlin has a deft touch with characterization and dialogue that keeps the reader right with him from the first page to the last. He's a pleasure to read." -Witchita Eagle


"A little bit of Tom Robbins, part Jack Kerouac, and a whole lot of John Irving." -Missoulian


"Hilarious...not since Lonesome Dove have I met such an enticing crew of booted misfits between the covers of a book." -Greensboro News & Record



    "Unforgettable...Sorrow Floats has a multitude of gifts to offer-laughs, real people, high drama and a crazy cross-country journey that makes it hard to put aside for long, if at all." -The West Coast Review of Books





















   "A zany road trip across America starring an engaging heroine and two AA devotees occupies talented novelist Tim Sandlin in Sorrow Floats." -Cosmopolitan


    "Able storytelling and an engaging cast of dysfunctional modern American pilgrims animate this winning tale of the road...Sandlin fashions a convincing tale of redemption." -Publishers Weekly (stared review)


    "A rousing piece of Americana...rowdy, raunchy...A total delight." -Library Journal


"A raucous, surprisingly original tale." -The New York Times