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Ruby [electronic resource] : A Novel. Cynthia Bond.

Bond, Cynthia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780804139106 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Hogarth, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: The newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selectionThe epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her--this beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction. Ephram Jennings has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the piney woods of Liberty, their small East Texas town. Young Ruby, "the kind of pretty it hurt to look at," has suffered beyond imagining, so as soon as she can, she flees suffocating Liberty for the bright pull of 1950s New York. Ruby quickly winds her way into the ripe center of the city--the darkened piano bars and hidden alleyways of the Village--all the while hoping for a glimpse of the red hair and green eyes of her mother. When a telegram from her cousin forces her to return home, thirty-year-old Ruby Bell finds herself reliving the devastating violence of her girlhood. With the terrifying realization...
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Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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