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Author Bill Roorbach Introduces New Book, Lucky Turtle, at New Canaan Library
September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
New Canaan Library is thrilled to welcome back, New Canaan native, Bill Roorbach who has delighted audiences for years with his wonderful stories. Bill will appear in person in the Library’s Curtis Gallery on Thursday, September 29 at 7 PM to discuss his newest book, Lucky Turtle. The story tells the tale of a young lady from suburban Massachusetts who is sent to reform camp in Montana and then escapes with her soulmate and sets on a journey that is more than the two expected. Kirkus gives is a star review “…An epic love story . . . No greater reading pleasure to be had anywhere.”
Bill Roorbach is the author of five previous books of fiction, including The Girl of the Lake, the Kirkus Prize finalist The Remedy for Love, the bestselling Life Among Giants, and the Flannery O’Connor Award–winning collection, Big Bend. His memoir in nature, Temple Stream, won the Maine Literary Award in nonfiction. Roorbach has received fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He held the William H. P. Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. His craft book, Writing Life Stories, has been in print for twenty-five years.