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ANTON DISCLAFANI-The Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 7:00pm
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594632709
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Riverhead Books - June 3rd, 2014

  
 

Wednesday, June 4 at 7PM

BookPeople Presents

Critically Acclaimed Author
ANTON DISCLAFANI

speaking & signing
The Yonahlossee Riding
Camp For Girls

 

Bring Your Book Club!

We're raffling off a basket of soon-to-be-released books
perfect for book club discussions! 


Book clubs, invite your members and join us for an evening with novelist Anton DiSclafani as she shares her latest book, now available in paperback, set at an equestrienne boarding school during the Great Depression. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls is a far remove from the free-roaming, dreamlike childhood Thea shared with her twin brother on their family’s citrus farm—a world now partially shattered. As Thea grapples with her responsibility for the events of the past year that led her here, she finds herself enmeshed in a new order. Invite your book club down to tonight's discussion! We're raffling off a basket of soon-to-be-released books that might be perfect picks for your club. 

It is 1930, the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debutantes. High in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with its complex social strata ordered by money, beauty, and girls’ friendships, the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls is a far remove from the free-roaming, dreamlike childhood Thea shared with her twin brother on their family’s citrus farm—a world now partially shattered. As Thea grapples with her responsibility for the events of the past year that led her here, she finds herself enmeshed in a new order, one that will change her sense of what is possible for herself, her family, her country.

Anton DiSclafani grew up in northern Florida, where she rode horses, competing nationally. She graduated from Emory University and received her MFA from Washington University, where she currently teaches creative writing.  She lives in St. Louis.


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Thank you for supporting Anton DiSclafani & your local independent bookstore!