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Emily Ruskovich
Emily Ruskovich grew up in the Idaho Panhandle, on Hoodoo mountain. Her fiction has appeared in Zoetrope, One Story and The Virginia Quarterly Review. A winner of a 2015 O. Henry Award and a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, she now teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado... show more



Emily Ruskovich grew up in the Idaho Panhandle, on Hoodoo mountain. Her fiction has appeared in Zoetrope, One Story and The Virginia Quarterly Review. A winner of a 2015 O. Henry Award and a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, she now teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado Denver. Idaho is her first novel. Website: www.emilyruskovich.com

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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 2 years ago
The title says, "Idaho - A Novel". I think the last bit is an assertion of intent meant to guide people like me who reach the end of the book knowing that I'd read something wonderful but not really being able to label it. Each chapter in "Idaho" is a work of art. Emily Ruskovich can write in a wa...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 3 years ago
I absolutely loved this novel. This new inspiring author has captured my attention and I loved the way her words came across the page. I almost abandoned this novel as the first few pages left me wondering why I had chosen this novel to begin with. This story itself is not an easy, fun read but it c...
Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it 3 years ago
I truly didn’t want this book to end. At its heart is the story of a tragic act, but it’s so much more than just that act. Each chapter is a literary work of art. There’s the story of Wade and Jenny and their two daughters, June and May, and the terrible act that tore them apart. There’s the stor...
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