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Cadwell Turnbull presents The Lesson

September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

“Turnbull uses a beautifully drawn cast of black characters to convey the complexity of ordinary hardship in extraordinary times. This is an ideal story for fans of Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven and other literary science fiction novels.” — Publisher’s Weekly starred review

An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath. This has led to a strained relationship between the Ynaa and the local Virgin Islanders and a peace that cannot last.
A year after the death of a young boy at the hands of an Ynaa, three families find themselves at the center of the inevitable conflict, witness and victim to events that will touch everyone and teach a terrible lesson.

Details

Date:
September 21, 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://fearrington.com/event/cadwell-turnbull-the-lesson/

Organizer

McIntyre’s Books
Phone:
919-542-3030
Email:
books@fearrington.com
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Is this event accessible?
Yes
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Venue

McIntyre’s Books
2000 Fearrington Village Center
Pittsboro, 27312 United States
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Phone:
919-542-3030
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