Author of DREAM KEEPER - a Los Angeles Times Best Books of the Year - and of the acclaimed short story collection MEETING GOD OR SOMETHING LIKE IT has two new books due out in 2018. The first is a collection of new short stories - THE HEART AND OTHER STRANGERS - and the second, A FATHER'S SON, is a compelling novel set in the visciously corrupt worlds of water and politics.
B O O K S
A crusading American journalist investigating the reaming of America is found dead in Mexico. It falls to his son Jack, to whom he has not spoken in two years, to seek justice, and to figure out how you repair your relationship with a dead man. In pursuit of his father’s mission, Jack falls into a wildly passionate, and doomed affair as he gets caught up in the deadly corrupt world at the intersection of politics, water and money.
"Morrie Ruvinsky is a master of the short story."
Tom Szollosi, author
"If Alice Munro had grown up Jewish in Montreal she would have given us stories like this."
Elaine Dewar, author
"Ruvinsky writes like a cross between Isaac Bashevis Singer and Jack Kerouac."
Alexis Milligan, choreographer
"I laughed out loud, and that was but one of the small miracles that followed me through these stories. I loved this book!"
Danny Singer, photo-poet
"We laugh and then we cry. We come away utterly confused and then are lifted up with great clarity."
Ralph Phillips, screenwriter
"These short stories are drenched in human experience and explored with masterful craft. This is rare and wonderful writing."
Stephen Dewar, Whalepower
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