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Local authors Leslie Lawrence and Brad Crenshaw join Books Inc. in Opera Plaza to share their respective books, The Death of Fred Astaire: And Other Essays from a Life Outside the Lines and Genealogies. Full of humor and pathos, The Death of Fred Astaire is a distinctive memoir exploring family, community, and beauty. Genealogies is a dazzlingly original epic poem in blank verse that mines our literary history and contemporary philosophical and scientific investigations to create a work of astonishing range and power.

Event date: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc.
601 Van Ness
San Francisco, CA
The Death of Fred Astaire: And Other Essays from a Life Outside the Lines Cover Image
ISBN: 9781438461045
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - May 2016

Genealogies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780983809432
Availability: Not In Stock/Special Order
Published: Greenhouse Review Press - April 2016

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