Take Me Home
"Take Me Home" is a riveting novel of two heroic people attempting to transcend the prejudices of their time and place. . . . Skillful artistry and empathy." - Ron Rash, author of "Serena "and "One Foot in Eden"
"Leung's writing is exquisite, deceptively plain, deeply felt and spiritually high, with dead-on depictions of the world as it is." - "San Francisco Chronicle"
From Brian Leung, author of "Lost Men "and "World Famous Love Acts "(winner of both the Asian American Literary Award and the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction) comes a story of forbidden friendship in an Old West mining town. Set amidst the racial tensions surrounding the Rock Springs Massacre, "Take Me Home "makes the desperate coal mine culture of Wyoming come alive. Readers of Annie Dillard and Annie Proulx will thrill for the latest book by this exciting voice in American literature.
"A powerful story about friendship, love, and eventual triumph, set against the dramatic backdrop of 1880s Wyoming. It is thought-provoking, crisply written, and compulsively readable." - "The Tucson Citizen"
Brian Leung is the author of the novel LOST MEN and the short-story collection WORLD FAMOUS LOVE ACTS, a winner of the Asian American Literary Award and the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction. He lives in Kentucky and is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of Louisville.