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Karin Salvalaggio

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Karin Salvalaggio was born in West Virginia in the 1960s. Her father was career military and her mother was a homemaker. Karin has fond memories of her nomadic childhood. She’s lived in places as climatically diverse as Alaska and Florida and as culturally distinct as California and Iran. Early on, she found companionship in books. Karin attended the University of California Santa Cruz, graduating in 1989, but aside from two years in Italy, she has lived in London, England since 1994. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London. Her short story “Walleye Junction” was published in the Mechanics Institute Review 8 in 2011. Her debut novel, a thriller entitled Bone Dust White, has received critical praise. Burnt River ...more

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Average rating: 3.5 · 1,798 ratings · 297 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Bone Dust White (Macy Greel...

3.40 avg rating — 1,225 ratings — published 2014 — 16 editions
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Burnt River (Macy Greeley, #2)

3.83 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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T.S. Eliot
“And I will show you something different from either
Your shadow at morning striding behind you
Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you
I will show you fear in a handful of dust”
T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land




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