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Virtual Book Launch: UNSEEN CITY by Amy Shearn in conversation with Siobhan Adcock

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

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Unseen City is a multi-generational portrait of New York and the unexpected connections between a lonely Brooklyn librarian, a widower returning to his roots, and a ghost still lingering in a home that was once part of an activist-founded farming settlement.

In a city teeming with stories, how do lost souls find one another? It’s a question Meg Rhys doesn’t think she’s asking. Meg is a self-identified spinster librarian, satisfied with living with her cat, stacks of books, and her dead sister’s ghost in her New York City apartment. Then she becomes obsessed with an intriguing library patron and the haunted house he’s trying to research. The house has its own story to tell too, of love and war, of racism’s fallout and the ghost story that is gentrification, and of Brooklyn before it was Brooklyn. What follows is an exploration of what home is, how we live with loss, who belongs in the city and to whom the city belongs, and the possibilities and power of love.

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Date:
September 29
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.powerhousearena.com/events/virtual-book-launch-unseen-city-by-amy-shearn/

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