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Laura van den Berg

Biography

Laura van den Berg

Laura van den Berg is the author of two story collections: WHAT THE WORLD WILL LOOK LIKE WHEN ALL THE WATER LEAVES US and THE ISLE OF YOUTH, and the novels FIND ME and THE THIRD HOTEL. Her fiction has received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Bard Fiction Prize, an O. Henry Award, and a MacDowell Colony fellowship. Born and raised in Florida, she lives in Cambridge, MA, with her husband and dog.

Laura van den Berg

Books by Laura van den Berg

by Laura van den Berg - Fiction, Mystery

Shortly after Clare arrives in Havana, Cuba, to attend the annual Festival of New Latin American Cinema, she finds her husband, Richard, standing outside a museum. He’s wearing a white linen suit she’s never seen before, and he’s supposed to be dead. Grief-stricken and baffled, Clare tails Richard, a horror film scholar, through the newly tourist-filled streets of Havana, clocking his every move. As the distinction between reality and fantasy blurs, Clare finds grounding in memories of her childhood in Florida and of her marriage to Richard, revealing her role in his death and reappearance along the way.