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Saturday, October 5 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bringing the Past to Life: Recreating a Place and Time

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From Depression-era Seattle to 1870’s Massachusetts, 1890’s Paris, and the Vietnam War, these novelists combine research, personal experience, and imagination to create vivid fictional portraits of a place and time.

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Barbara Pope

Bio: | Barbara Corrado Pope fell in love with the art, landscapes and people of Provence while teaching French, women’s and religious history to American students in Avignon. Among the places she took her students was Cézanne’s hometown, Aix-en-Provence, where he had a secret love affair in 1885. The artist’s paintings and his emotional turmoil were two of the inspirations for her first novel, Cézanne’s... Read More →

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Jamie Ford

Bio: | Jamie Ford’s first novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, has been hailed as “an impressive debut” by Lisa See and “mesmerizing and evocative” by Sara Gruen. A story about the friendship between a Chinese boy and a Japanese girl in Seattle at the time of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, it has been chosen by numerous One Book and Freshman Year Experience programs. The... Read More →
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Jerome Gold

Bio: | Jerome Gold is the author of thirteen books, including Sergeant Dickinson, a critically acclaimed Vietnam War novel,the the memoir, Paranoia & Heartbreak: Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility, which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Russell Banks said about Paranoia & Heartbreak: "I've finished reading Jerome Gold's terrific book cover to cover without a break... It's a... Read More →

Saturday October 5, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Work for Art Stage OCC, D-136

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