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Geoffrey Douglas, author: The Grifter, the Poet, and the Runaway Train: Stories from a Yankee ...

Gibson's Bookstore

Thursday • May 23

Clock Icon 6:00 PM
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Location Icon Gibson's Bookstore
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301

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Seventeen stories in The Grifter, The Poet, and the Runaway Train: Stories from a Yankee Writer's Notebook. 20 years worth of collected work by Geoffrey Douglas, from his pieces in Yankee Magazine. Some recount public events, widely reported; others are more private, the stories of men and women surviving, facing choices, living life: the last race of a luckless small-time jockey; a local police chief’s terrible moral quandary; a young man’s tortured path toward suicide. All of them, by subject and by design, are stories for today.

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