Anya Achtenberg reads from her new book, Blue Earth

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Anya Achtenberg reads from her new book, Blue Earth

Time: September 16, 2012 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Location: Bookworks
Street: 4022 Rio Grande NW
City/Town: Albuquerque
Website or Map: http://www.bkwrks.com
Phone: 5053448139
Event Type: book, reading, and, signing
Organized By: Bookworks
Latest Activity: Sep 16, 2012

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Blue Earth is a compelling novel of Minnesota, a land that guards its secrets. Carver Heinz loses both farm and family in the farm crisis of the 1980s. Displaced into urban Minneapolis, he becomes obsessed with Angie, a beautiful child he rescues from a tornado in an encounter he insists they keep silent. Her close friendship with a Dakota Indian boy fuels Carver's rage and unleashes a series of events that reveal the haunting power of each character's past and of their shared histories, especially the 1862 Dakota Conflict and public hanging of 38 Dakota - the largest mass execution in U.S. history.
"We... see our own lives reflected in Blue Earth's dark mirror, even as we learn a tragic history kept from us by those who would forever erase our origins... This is a brilliant novel by one of our truly intuitive and accomplished writers"
--Margaret Randall, author of Ruins

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