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[OPIRG-EVENTS] reminder: a reading tonight at the store - cool enough to make you forget the heat !
Please join us tonight Thursday May 3, 7:30 !
Octopus Books & Algonquin Press
invite you to a
With Darren Greer
Darren will be reading from his first novel 'Tyler's Cape'.
" Set in rural Nova Scotia , narrated by Luke Conrad, who upon his return
home to take care of his elderly mother reocounts the often mysterious
history of his family. Blending humour, pathos and a stark realistic
portrayal of growing up on the Nova Scotian South Shore, the novel explores
a fifty year relationship beteween three brothers and examines the
difficult yet enduring nature of family."
"A wonderful novel. The characters are extremely well evoked and the story
packs an emotional punch."
Sylvia Pollard, Capital Xtra Magazine Ottawa.
About the Author: Darren Greer is the author of several professionally
produced plays and a number of short stories, poems and non-fiction
articles published in Canada and the United States. He is also a
well-known national AIDS activist and has written extensively on AIDS,
social and Aboriginal issues. He just returned from protesting the FTAA in
Quebec City and has quite a bit to say about it!
Where: Octopus Books When: Thurs. May 3, 2001
116 Third Ave. 7:30pm
For more information phone Octopus Books 233-2589 The store is wheelchair
accessible although the washrooms are not.
***All Octopus Events are free and fun!***
Cool Refreshments will be served.
Critical thinking for over 30 years
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join us at http://www.octopusbooks.org
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