The Book of Obeah by Sandra Carrington-Smith - August Book Club Discussion

Many of us read fiction like writers, so this group is especially attuned to aspiring writers who want to know more about the craft of writing. The books we chose are all available in paperback and can be found at the library in print or audio.  This month's book:

"Author Appearance"

The Fate of All Rests with a Universal Awakening Upon the passing of her beloved grandmother, Melody Bennet receives startling instructions that she is to take the ashes of Grandmama Giselle to southern Louisiana. Melody must step far outside her comfort zone in the suburbs of North Carolina to fulfill this dying wish. She finds herself blindly navigating the exotic, sometimes hostile environs of New Orleans and Bear Bayou, and immersed in a subculture based on an ancient West African religion. At this unexpected crossroad, she discovers new cultures and beliefs - and new dangers - and awakens to a new way of seeing the world and her role in it. Melody learns that a different perspective can indeed change your perception of reality.

 

The Wonderland Book Club is sponsored by the North Carolina Writers' Network (NCWN) www.ncwriters.org

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  • Alice Osborn, W.

    Thank you, Sandra Carrington-Smith for being our guest author today! The discussion was top-notch and informative! See you next month on Fri, Sept 28th for our "Grapes of Wrath" discussion.

    August 31, 2012

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