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Cape May County Library Speaker Series: Andre Dubus III

Event Type: Author Visit
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 11/8/2013
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Although creativity runs through Andre Dubus III's blood, he long chose to ignore it. Despite being the son of the highly celebrated short story writer Andre Dubus II, he never dreamed of a literary career. In this unique presentation, Dubus will discuss his own experience with the creative process, and share personal stories and anecdotes that will both entertain and inspire the audience.
Dubus III is the author of five books: The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Bluesman, and the New York Times bestsellers House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie. His newest book, Dirty Love, is forthcoming this fall. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for Fiction, and The Pushcart Prize, and was a Finalist for the Rome Prize Fellowship from the Academy of Arts and Letters. Most recently, he received the 2012 Arts and Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Adapted into an Academy Award-nominated motion picture and published in 20 languages, his novel House of Sand and Fog was a fiction finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Booksense Book of the Year, and was an Oprah Book Club Selection and #1 New York Times bestseller.
Seating is limited; therefore, registration is required for this event by calling 463-6386. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call or visit www.cmclibrary.org.
Library: Sea Isle City Library
Location: Public Meeting Room
Other Information:
 Seating is limited; therefore, registration is required for this event by calling 463-6386. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m.