Funerals for Horses

Funerals for Horses

Book - 1997
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This first novel from Catherine Ryan Hyde was greeted by universal acclaim from critics around the country.In this restrained but compelling narrative, Hyde movingly conveys the toll of years of emotional damage. -- Publishers WeeklyA rich blend of metaphors and genuine characters that will touch the hearts of readers. Highly recommended. -- Library Journal (Starred review)A true work of art ... Enchanting. -- The San Francisco ChronicleHaunting. -- The Washington Post Book WorldBrilliantly wrought, finely plotted ... Everyone scene is sketched with beautiful brevity ... Every vista takes your breath away. -- Small Press (Featured review)Well worth reading. -- New TimesBlunt, poetic (and) well-drawn. -- San Luis Obispo Telegram-TribuneWhat if you were descend into madness again? In this gritty, compelling tale of a woman's search for her lost childhood, Ella Ginsberg slips into and out of insanity, and manages to cling by a slender thread to the flattened earth of her existence. Funerals For Horses is a masterful novel of mental illness, lost innocence, and the potential for salvation in all of us.
Publisher: San Francisco : Russian Hill Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780965352437
Branch Call Number: FICTION Hyd
Characteristics: 252 pages ; 24 cm


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Diell Jan 09, 2015

so where can I get copies of her
short stories.
beautifully written, began well and ended well and the middle was better than the middle of an Oreo cookie.


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