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06.27.2017 | Melissa Scholes Young signs and discusses “Flood” | Free

June 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Categories: Literature & Poetry


Left Bank Books presents Hannibal, Missoui author Melissa Scholes Young, who will sign and discuss her debut novel, “Flood”!

Laura Brooks fled her hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, ten years ago after a historic flood and personal heartbreak. Now she’s returned unannounced, and her family and friends don’t know what to make of it. She says she’s just home for a brief visit and her high-school reunion, but she’s carrying too much luggage for that: literal and metaphorical. Soon Laura is embroiled in small-town affairs—the contentious divorce of her rowdy best friend Rose; the campaign of her twelve-year-old godson, Bobby, to become the town’s official Tom Sawyer; and the renewed interest of the man Laura once thought she’d marry, Sammy McGuire.

This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of “Flood” from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.

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