Meet Attica Locke

Join us on October 6th at 3:00pm and meet Atticka Locke, author of the 2018 Gulf Coast Reads selection Bluebird, Bluebird! If you'd like to read Bluebird, Bluebird please visit our catalog or call us at 832-927-7800 to request a copy today.

Here's a summary of Bluebird, Bluebird

"A "heartbreakingly resonant" thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy-winning Fox TV show Empire. (USA Today)*Winner of the 2018 Edgar Award for Best Novel**Coming soon to FX as a TV series*

'In Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke had both mastered the thriller and exceeded it.' —Ann Patchett

When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules—a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders—a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman—have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment. Darren must solve the crimes—and save himself in the process—before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt. From a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire, Bluebird, Bluebird is a rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas."

Event Info: 

The Forum - Cypress Creek Community Center (presented by Barbara Bush Branch Library - Harris County Public Library)
Saturday, October 6th, 3:00 PM
6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring, TX 77379

Ms. Locke will read from, discuss and sign copies of Bluebird, Biuebird. Admission is free and copies of the book will be available for purchase from the Friends of the Library.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

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