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Terese Svoboda's Books

Dec.01.2011
In the title novella, a woman newly released from a mental institution believes that a wild child lives behind her trailer park. In "Sundress" two elderly lost souls, unloved former foster children, spend their days searching for vacant homes in which they can pretend to play house for brief blissful periods. "A cross between William S. Burroughs and Dorothy Allison." - Publisher's...
Bohemian Girl
Sep.01.2011
A cross between True Grit and Huckleberry Finn, Bohemian Girl creates "a western world as raucous and unpredictable as any imagined by Larry McMurtry, and teeming with characters as tragically heroic as those created by Willa Cather," according to a starred Booklist review. Kirkus said: True Grit's Mattie Ross is a creampuff compared to 12-year-old Harriet...a marvelous heroine and...
Sep.01.2010
"Told entirely through dialogue, this quirky tale of period pirate wannabees makes a jeu d'esprit of the privateer life even as it baldly de-romanticizes it. Its protagonists, two unnamed brothers (one of whom might not be male), put out to sea from their Nantucket home in 1718 bedazzled by fantasies of gold doubloons and buccaneer booty. Over the next decade, capture by pirates,...