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Thu, Jul 09


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Readings By Writers: Emily Wortman-Wunder

Not a Thing to Comfort You. Emily recommends buying her book at your favorite independent bookstore or online at Book Bar.

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Readings By Writers: Emily Wortman-Wunder

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Jul 09, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

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About the Event

From a lightning death on an isolated peak to the intrigues of a small town orchestra, the glimmering stories in this debut collection explore how nature—damaged, fierce, and unpredictable—worms its way into our lives. Here moths steal babies, a creek seduces a lonely suburban mother, and the priorities of a passionate conservationist are thrown into confusion after the death of her son. Over and over, the natural world reveals itself to be unknowable, especially to the people who study it most. These tales of scientists, nurses, and firefighters catalog the loneliness within families, betrayals between friends, and the recurring song of regret and grief.

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