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The Woodsman's Daughter

by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

The Woodsman's Daughter by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2005
    416 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Rubio's first novel, Icy Sparks, was hailed as "vivid and unforgettable". Now, Rubio has done it again with The Woodsman's Daughter, a richly absorbing tale of the gothic South that, like Icy Sparks, has another unforgettable heroine at its heart....

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'This time out Rubio delivers very good genre writing and no more.' - PW. 'Anchored by several complex, intricately drawn characters, Rubio's novel paints a rich portrait of the late-nineteenth-century South.' - Booklist.

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Gwyn Hyman Rubio Author Biography

Born in Macon, Georgia, to Mac Hyman and Gwendolyn Holt Hyman, Gwyn grew up in south Georgia in the small town of Cordele, not far from Plains. Her father was a writer himself and published the bestseller No Time for Sergeants in 1954 when he was only 31 years old. It was turned into a popular play and film, starring Andy Griffith.

Upon graduating from Florida State University with a B.A. in English, Gwyn joined the Peace Corps serving in Costa Rica and working as a preschool program coordinator and teacher in a village, without running water or electricity, near the Panamanian border. She married her husband, Angel, also a volunteer, six months after her arrival.

Gwyn’s youth was spent frantically running from her father’s vocation--seeking any other ...

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