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by Vincent Yanez  US United States

October 20, 2021   |    856 views    |   0 reviews / comments

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Ruby by Vincent Yanez. A novel. Book coverWhen Dementia becomes too much for her family to handle, Ruby's life is upended as she sees her Grandmother whisked away to a facility across town. However, her Grandmother has other ideas, as she hatches an escape plan to live with her pen pal of many years. So in a bus, accompanied by two rambunctious old men, Ruby and her Grandmother set off across country to find a place to call home.

Author's Note: 

This book is a lot of things, but mainly it's about the power of love. I set it to a backdrop of The Wizard of Oz, some obvious and some subtle, to see what the readers will pick up on.


About the Author

Vincent Yanez is from a small town in Arizona. He lives with the woman he calls 'Egg', her two she-devil cats and the ghost of his schnauzer, Mr. Sidney Bernstein. Mr. Yanez has won no great literary awards or recognition, but waits for the frenzy of adoration to begin at any moment. He enjoys the smell of rain, long walks on the beach and the crunch of a warm, crispy tater tot. He... View Vincent Yanez Profile

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