Video Replay: The Big Texas Author Talk with Novelist Rudy Ruiz
by Writing Workshops Staff
A month ago
From WritingWorkshops.com and Gemini Ink: Watch our discussion on The Big Texas Author Talk with Novelist Rudy Ruiz, moderated by Guadalupe Garcia McCall.
Rudy Ruiz discussed his novel, VALLEY OF SHADOWS, with Guadalupe Garcia McCall.
ABOUT VALLEY OF SHADOWS
Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters’ Jesse H. Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction
New York Times Book Review Paperback Row Selection
Solitario Cisneros thought his life was over long ago. He lost his wife, his family, even his country in the late 1870s when the Rio Grande shifted course, stranding the Mexican town of Olvido on the Texas side of the border. He’d made his brooding peace with retiring his gun and badge, hiding out on his ranch, and communing with horses and ghosts. But when a gruesome string of murders and kidnappings ravages the town, pushing its volatile mix of Anglo, Mexican, and Apache settlers to the brink of self-destruction, he feels reluctantly compelled to confront both life, and the much more likely possibility of death, yet again.
Through luminous prose and soul-searching reflections, Rudy Ruiz transports readers to a distant time and a remote place where the immortal forces of good and evil dance amidst the shadows of magic and mountains.
ABOUT RUDY RUIZ
ABOUT GUADALUPE GARCIA MCCALL