Winner of the 2022 Literary “Winnie” (an Equine Oscar) at EQUUS’s Film and Arts Fest!
In the 1970s, Malina Yarza – last living member of an aristocratic Peruvian family – inherits a business that’s millions of dollars in debt. In her fifties, penniless and armed with only a finishing school education, she refuses to declare bankruptcy. Instead she sets out to save her family’s reputation and discover her worth in a country that doesn’t take women seriously.
When asked why he wrote this story, author Verne R. Albright explained, “I’m tired of books and movies in which female protagonists come down to the worst men’s level by out-shooting and out-punching bad guys. I wanted to write about a heroine who solves her problems with intelligence, integrity, competence, ingenuity and empathy.”
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