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Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt.. Raging good novel about the era of AIDS, but not in a you-had-to-be-there kind of way. More of a quiet mind explosion that keeps going off as you read.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"In this lovely debut novel set in the 1980s, Carol Rifka Brunt takes us under the skin and inside the tumultuous heart of June Elbus…Distracted parents, tussling adolescents, the awful ghost-world of the AIDS-afflicted before AZT—all of it springs to life in Brunt’s touching and ultimately hopeful book."


"A poignant debut…Brunt's first novel elegantly pictures the New York art world of the 1980s, suburban Westchester and the isolation of AIDS."

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Author bio: Carol Rifka Brunt’s work has appeared in several literary journals, including North American Review and The Sun. In 2006, she was one of three fiction writers who received the New Writing Ventures award and, in 2007, she received a generous Arts Council grant to write Tell the Wolves I’m Home, her first novel. Originally from New York, she currently lives in England with her husband and three children. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Fiction; (368 pp. Kindle/Print editions)

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