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Please join us in the community reading of “Idaho,” a stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss—from O. Henry Prize–winning author Emily Ruskovich.
Everybody Reads 2018 “Idaho” by Emily Ruskovich
Everybody Reads: Meet the Author Luncheon at Colfax Branch Library Thursday, November 8, 12 p.m. Come to listen, ask questions, bring a lunch or reserve lunch by calling (509) 397-4366
The author will appear throughout the Palouse and LC Valley in November 2018. Click here for a complete list of Ruskovich’s schedule in surrounding areas.
“Idaho” by Emily Ruskovich
Ann and Wade have carved out a life for themselves from a rugged landscape in northern “Idaho,”where they are bound together by more than love. With her husband’s memory fading, Ann attempts to piece together the truth of what happened to Wade’s first wife, Jenny, and to their daughters. In a story written in exquisite prose and told from multiple perspectives—including Ann, Wade, and Jenny, now in prison—we gradually learn of the mysterious and shocking act that fractured Wade and Jenny’s lives, of the love and compassion that brought Ann and Wade together, and of the memories that reverberate through the lives of every character in “Idaho.”
|2017 Everybody Reads author, Sarah Hulse, signing books|