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Posts Tagged ‘Unbridled Books’

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Faith, Karma, and Patience: An Interview with Virginia Pye

Virginia Pye’s debut novel, River of Dust (Unbridled Books), was an Indie Next Pick for May 2013. Carolyn See, in the Washington Post, called it “mysterious, exotic, creepy—everything ignorant foreigners used to believe China to be.” And in his blurb, Robert Olen Butler hailed the novel as “a major book by a splendid writer.” River of Dust is a gripping historical adventure, set in rural China in 1910, which opens with a parent’s worst fear: kidnapping. The book is also a lyrical psychological and spiritual meditation, as the search for the American missionary couple’s stolen son becomes nothing less than a search for “the […]

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Book of the Week: The Death of Fidel Pérez, by Elizabeth Huergo

Our newest feature is Elizabeth Huergo’s debut novel, The Death of Fidel Pérez, which was published this month by Unbridled Books. Elizabeth Huergo was born in Havana and immigrated to the United States at an early age as a political refugee. Her work has been published in such places as Diaspora and Potomoc Review, as well as anthologized in such collections as I Go to the Ruined Place: Contemporary Poems in Defense of Global Human Rights and Gravity Dancers: Even More Fiction by Washington Area Women. She teaches at George Mason University and lives in Virginia. Huergo can be found […]

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The Histories We Tell: An Interview with Elizabeth Huergo

“When you live in a nation that has been politically destabilized by outside forces, anything is possible. I know what it’s like firsthand for a government to fall, for a system to collapse. If you’ve lived in a society where that has happened, there is nothing ‘magical’ about that ‘realism”: Elizabeth Huergo talks with Melissa Scholes Young about her debut novel, The Death of Fidel Pérez.