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Inland by Téa Obreht
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Inland by Téa Obreht

August 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Politics and Prose (Connecticut Avenue), 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

For the follow-up to her award-winning, Balkan-set debut, The Tiger’s Wife, Obreht switches focus to America’s Old West. The narrative jumps between Nora, a matriarch whose family is off in the wilderness, and Lurie, a down-on-his-luck outlaw. Obreht dodges dusty frontier tropes by mixing the historical and the mystical: Both characters are clairvoyants whose pioneer […]

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