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A Smoky Mountain Odyssey
19 Oct 2013
October 19th, 2013 at 1:00pm
Firestorm Cfae & Books
48 Commerce Street
Local author Bill Penley reads from and signs copies of his recently published novel set in the ruins of Post-Civil War Western North Carolina. You will revisit a region ravaged by both Confederate and Union troops. The protagonist, Sky Boys, is a young man who escaped the war's carnage, but was convicted of murder and sentenced to hang.
This fictional novel is geographically and historically correct. In it you will discover nuggets about the Appalachian heritage flowing like rivulets into mountain streams. You will recognize integrity and deceit, daring and cowardice, hatred and love, all woven into a masterful, dramatic conflict.
Contact: Firestorm Cafe & Books (255-8115)