Andromeda Romano-Lax


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Andromeda Romano-Lax worked as a freelance journalist and travel writer before turning to fiction. Her first novel, The Spanish Bow, was translated into eleven languages and was chosen as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, BookSense pick, and one of Library Journal’s Best Books of the Year. It was also a semi-finalist for the 2008 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Among her nonfiction works are a dozen travel and natural history guidebooks to the public lands of Alaska, from Denali National Park to the Tongass National Forest, as well as a travel narrative, Searching for Steinbeck’s Sea of Cortez: A Makeshift Expedition Along Baja’s Desert Coast, which was an Audubon Editor’s Choice. As a freelance writer, she has been published in a wide ran ...more

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The Spanish Bow

3.68 avg rating — 887 ratings — published 2007 — 25 editions
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Behave

3.52 avg rating — 883 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Plum Rains

4.04 avg rating — 315 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
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The Detour

3.45 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Searching for Steinbeck's S...

3.67 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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The Art Lover

3.03 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Denali: A Living Tapestry

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2002
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Denali National Park and Pr...

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La Musica Della Vita

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Sea Kayaking In Baja

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1993
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“Since I was a very small boy, traveling from town to town, three hundred days a year, I learned to love this life. The cradlelike rock and sway of the train, the hospitality of our countrymen, the gentle hearts of our countrywomen. You will find that, as long as you keep moving, there is no end to the delights awaiting you. But you must keep moving, Feliu. Even when the heart skips; even when the view blurs.”
Andromeda Romano-Lax, The Spanish Bow

“Al mejor cazador se le escapa la liebre”
Andromeda Romano-Lax
tags: humor

“A lot of well-meaning and important people take an interest in eugenics,” Father said, still maintaining that curiously even tone. “Roosevelt does. Alexander Graham Bell does.” “And Margaret Sanger,” Mother chipped in. “A number of progressives.”
Andromeda Romano-Lax, Behave



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