Dennis Ruane




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Dennis Ruane

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Dennis Ruane is a self-published author who has written and published three novels, "Wooden Spoons", "Cataloochee Man", and "The Man in the Room". Although he has made a living as a woodcarver for over thirty years, Dennis habitually wrote in a journal, with the intention of gathering material for future stories. Over this period, he made several attempts to write a novel but was never satisfied with the results until a decade ago when his efforts finally met with success. Two stories followed: "Wooden Spoons" was published in 2006 and "Cataloochee Man" in 2009.

Dennis' third novel, "The Man in the Room" has been five years in the making, during which time the author has gone through some personal changes, resulting in a somewhat autobiograp
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Average rating: 4.62 · 8 ratings · 1 review · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Wooden Spoons: A Novel abou...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Wooden Spoons
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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Cataloochee Man
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2009 — 2 editions
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The Man in the Room
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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I'm working on Chapter Forty-three of The Battle of Walnut Hollow, and I guess that it will take about three more chapters to finish the story.

This will be the most political novel I've ever written and I also suspect it will be the last one I will write. I intend to keep writing, but on a smaller scale.

In my four novels, I've made every effort to tell a good story and entertain the reader, bu... Read more of this blog post »
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“You can never be free of their criticism until you no longer seek their praise.”
Dennis Ruane

“Solitude is independence. It had been my wish and with the years I have attained it.”
Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf

“The wind that blows
Is all that any body knows.”
Henry David Thoreau




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