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Eugen Bacon presents Claiming T-Mo, in conversation with Alexandra Duncan

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

In this lush interplanetary tale, Novic is an immortal Sayneth priest who flouts the conventions of a matriarchal society by choosing a name for his child. This act initiates chaos that splits the boy in two, unleashing a Jekyll-and-Hyde child upon the universe. Named T-Mo by his mother and Odysseus by his father, the story spans the boy’s lifetime–from his early years with his mother Silhouette on planet Grovea to his travels to Earth where he meets and marries Salem, and together they bear a hybrid named Myra. The story unfolds through the eyes of these three distinctive women: Silhouette, Salem and Myra. As they confront their fears and navigate the treacherous paths to love and accept T-Mo/Odysseus and themselves, the darkness in Odysseus urges them to unbearable choices that threaten their very existence.

Eugen Bacon will be in conversation with Alexandra Duncan, author of Blight.

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.malaprops.com/event/eugen-bacon-presents-claiming-t-mo-conversation-alexandra-duncan

Venue

Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Phone:
8004419829
Website:
malaprops.com