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Dec 31, 2013, 08:00 ET

Interview with Ronald Lee Geigle, author of The Woods: "Is that Hemingway? I don't know."

Ronald Lee Geigle's new novel, The Woods, offers readers a taste of the lives and dreams of those who struggled with the devastation of the Great...

Dec 30, 2013, 08:00 ET

Can Ronald Geigle's Rowdy Novel The Woods be a Love Story?

Set amid thousand-year-old firs, dangerous logging railroads, and union riots in the Pacific Northwest during the late 1930s, Ronald Lee Geigle's...

Dec 28, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Final Installment: From the Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods

 The opening chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's new novel, The Woods—a  saga of love, grand dreams, and transformation set in the world...

Dec 27, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Installment Three: From the Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods

The opening chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's new novel, The Woods—a  saga of love, grand dreams, and transformation set in the world of...

Dec 26, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Installment Two: From the Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods

The opening chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's new novel, The Woods—a  saga of love, grand dreams, and transformation set in the world of...

Dec 25, 2013, 08:00 ET
The Woods, by Ronald Lee Geigle.  (PRNewsFoto/WordVirgin)

Christmas Reading: Opening Chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's, The Woods, to be Serialized Dec 25-28

 The opening chapter of Ronald Lee Geigle's new novel, The Woods, set in the Pacific Northwest at the end of the Great Depression, is being...

Dec 24, 2013, 08:00 ET
The Woods, by Ronald Lee Geigle. (PRNewsFoto/WordVirgin)

Cinematic Pacing Drives Saga of Love and Labor Unrest in Depression-Era Pacific Northwest

Rough-hewn loggers cut thousand-year-old firs on the mountain peaks of Washington State. Union rabble-rousers lob Molotov cocktails at one another...

Dec 21, 2013, 08:00 ET

New Novel Recalls the Northwest's Radical and Rowdy 1930s

Ronald Geigle's The Woods Showcases the Reds, Radicals, and Red-Blooded Loggers of the Pacific Northwest During the Great Depression The world...

Dec 17, 2013, 10:00 ET

A Different Kind of "Washington Novel"

The Woods Explores Political Intrigue, Corporate Greed, Union Organizing in Pacific Northwest During Last Days of Great Depression Political...