Author Event: Patsy Odom - Stained Glass

at in store on 03/24/2018, 02:00 pm
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Author Event: Patsy Odom - Stained Glass Stained Glass is a Southern gothic novel narrated by Erin, a curious and intuitive child growing up among eccentric southern characters that she does not always understand. Following her Daddy’s advice, she questions everything around her including the ugly southern norms of the 40s and 50s. She experiences loss and deep grief at a young age and finds solace and escape through books and a vivid imagination that skirts on the magical. As a teen, she is drawn to the unknown and captivated by the mysterious Luke who lives on the edge and sweeps her out of her small Southern town. Their tumultuous journey takes Erin down a path of adultery, deceit, violence and ultimate betrayal. She discovers that love can be destructive. The complex Leah, Erin’s mother, remains a constant in her life, although vacillating between sisterhood and debilitating darkness. Erin’s early nurturing from her father, her spirituality and unconditional love for her children help her survive. Discovering her voice through writing, Erin tells her story of love, forgiveness and healing. Author Bio: Patsy Ann Odom, a native of Laurinburg, North Carolina, is a former teacher of English at Scotland High School in Laurinburg, NC, and a former instructor of English at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She holds a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MA in English from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She was awarded scholarships to attend Bread Loaf at Middlebury College in Vermont and to attend a Study in Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Recently, she has been one of the writers in residence at the Weymouth Center in Southern Pines. She has had work published in Pembroke Magazine and Gravity Hill. Can’t make the event? Want your own personalized copy? Contact the store 48 hours before the event to request one. 704-525-9239 or orders@parkroadbooks.com Event date: Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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