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Author: Lili Wright Narrator: Timothy Andrés Pabon Publisher: Dreamscape Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2016 ISBN: 9781520017150
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When Anna Ramsey learns that a meth-addicted looter has dug up what might be the funerary mask of Montezuma, she books the next flight to Oaxaca. Determined to redeem her father, a discredited art collector, and to one-up her unfaithful fiance, Anna hurls herself headlong into Mexico’s underground art world.

But others are chasing the treasure as well. Anna soon realizes that everyone is masked—some literally, others metaphorically.

Dancing with the Tiger is a splendid reminder that throughout human history, cultures have revered masks: masks are as universal as our desire to transform ourselves, to change. Anna, without an ounce of self-pity despite traumatic losses, stands out as a heroine for our times as she finds the courage to show her true face.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[A] sprawling literary thriller…shot through with golden threads of striking images…The chorus of the many voices of Oaxaca—expats, tourists and locals alike—creates a siren song that keeps you turning the pages.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “[This] whirling tale of art and its sometimes sordid acquisition…explores the ethical implications of collecting and its scent of exploitation [and] takes us into the underground world of art laundering…[Lots of] valuable insights to unearth in this wild novel.”

    Washington Post

  • “Fantastic…A fresh, non-stop story that will appeal to fans of all types of suspense fiction.”

    Suspense Magazine

  • “A fast-moving [and] intricately wrought thriller. Clearly written with great care, the novel plumbs the depths of love and obsession in complex yet delicately woven themes.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • A New York Times Editor’s Choice
  • A 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee for Best First Novel

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About the Author

Lili Wright worked as a reporter for ten years before earning her MFA at Columbia University. Her essays and journalism have appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, Down East, and many other publications. During many trips to Mexico, she studied Spanish, lived with Mexican families, worked as a journalist, visited ghost towns, watched dancing tigers parade down the streets, and started her own mask collection.

About the Narrator

Timothy Andrés Pabon is an English- and Spanish-speaking voice-over artist who has worked extensively in advertising and audiobook narration. He has had acting roles on House of Cards and has also been a costar on HBO’s acclaimed series The Wire opposite country music legend Steve Earl. As a stage actor, he has worked off-Broadway at the June Havoc Theatre, and his regional credits include Center Stage, the Shakespeare Theatre, Arena Stage, the Hippodrome, Olney Theatre, Rep Stage, and GALA Hispanic Theatre.