Title Profile & Character Information

The Echo Maker

Annotation
On a remote Nebraska road, 27-year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister Karin returns reluctantly to their hometown to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. When he emerges from a protracted coma, Mark believes that this woman--who looks, acts, and sounds just like his sister--is really an identical impostor.

Awards
2006  National Book Awards
2006  Library Journal Best Books of the Year
2006  New York Times Notable Books of the Year

Characters
NameSchluter, Mark
GenderMale
OccupationTruck driver

NameSchluter, Karin
GenderFemale

NameWeber, Gerald
GenderMale
OccupationNeurologist

GenreFiction
Psychological
Medical
TopicsAutomobile accidents
Coma patients
Brothers and sisters
Brain injuries
Brain disorders
Search for truth
Neurologists
SettingNebraska