Tag Archives: Bruce Holbert

From grandpa to me

The Hour of Lead by Bruce Holbert; 2014; $25.00; 307 pages; Counterpoint, Berkeley, CA; 978-1-61902-292-8; Fiction; provided by the authors agent for review; 6/19/14-6/22/14 In a story that begins in 1918 and goes until the late 50, Bruce Holbert gives life to three people in Washington states Palouse country.  These aren’t characters these are fully formed […]

if your book is based on a Steinbeck quote, it had better be good.

Lonesome Animals by Bruce Holbert; 2012; $24.00; 268 pages; Counterpoint, Berkeley, CA.; 978-1-58243-8061-1; Checked out from the Multnomah County Library, Gregory Heights; 9/27-9/30 Why did I pick this up?  Bruce Holbert is an author that I hope to meet at Wordstock What is the story?  During the building of the Grand Coulee Dam, there is a serial […]

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