Author Therese Fowler Discussing THE GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD; Mon. 3/16 at 7 PM

March 16, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us on Monday, March 16 at 7 PM as we welcome bestselling author Therese Fowler in discussion with author Allie Larkin about Therese’s new novel, A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD.


“A feast of a read... I finished A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD in a single sitting. Yes, it’s that good.” —Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of SMALL GREAT THINGS and A SPARK OF LIGHT

In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son, Xavier, who’s headed to college in the fall. All is well until the Whitmans—an apparently traditional family with new money and a secretly troubled teenaged daughter—raze the house and trees next door to build themselves a showplace.

With little in common except a property line, these two very different families quickly find themselves at odds: first, over an historic oak tree in Valerie's yard, and soon after, the blossoming romance between their two teenagers.

A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD asks big questions about life in America today—what does it mean to be a good neighbor? How do we live alongside each other when we don't see eye to eye?—as it explores the effects of class, race, and heartrending love in a story that’s as provocative as it is powerful.

About the Author

THERESE ANNE FOWLER is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Z: A NOVEL OF ZELDA FITZGERALD. Raised in the Midwest, she migrated to North Carolina in 1995. She holds a B.A. in sociology/cultural anthropology and an MFA in creative writing from North Carolina State University.


A Good Neighborhood: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250237279
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - March 10th, 2020

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