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April 2019

Author Talk: Mark Griffin

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Author Mark Griffin will talk about his most recent book, All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson, published through HarperCollins last year. Rock Hudson was the ultimate movie star and reigned supreme in Hollywood for over forty years. He perfectly embodied the romantic masculinity of American films at the time, and won acclaim for several of his movies of varying genres, including Magnificent Obsession, Giant, and Pillow Talk. Rumors trailed him his whole career, but it was only when…

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May 2019

Author Luncheon: Peter Swanson

May 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Peter Swanson is the author of five novels, including The Kind Worth Killing, winner of the New England Society Book Award, and finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, Her Every Fear, an NPR book of the year; and his most recent, Before She Knew Him. His books have been translated into over 30 languages, and his stories, poetry, and features have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Atlantic Monthly, Measure, The Guardian, The Strand Magazine, and Yankee Magazine. For more about Swanson, visit http://www.peter-swanson.com/ South Freeport Church’s author luncheons…

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September 2019

Author Luncheon: Richard Cass

September 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Maine crime writer Richard Cass is the author of the Elder Darrow Jazz Mystery series, the story of an alcoholic who walks into a dive bar in Boston . . . and buys it. Solo Act was a Finalist for the Maine Literary Award in Crime Fiction in 2017 and In Solo Time won the award in 2018. The third book in the series, Burton's Solo, was released in 2018. Cass serves on the Board of the Mystery Writers of…

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November 2019

Author Luncheon: William Andrews

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

William D. Andrews, author of Breaking Ground and Stealing History, spent summers in Maine for eighteen years until he could find a job to justify a permanent move. That happened in 1989 when he became president of Westbrook College in Portland. The merger of Westbrook and the University of New England freed him to pursue a lifelong interest in writing, supplemented by freelance editing and consulting for nonprofit organizations. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh,…

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