Rachel DeWoskin discusses and signs Banshee

In Banshee, Samantha Baxter--wife, mother, poetry professor--learns she has breast cancer and then ruins her own life.  Tumbling through a catastrophic midlife crisis, she gives herself permission to partake in behaviors she's observed in her male colleagues, including having an affair with a student her daughter's age, ranting at board meetings, and telling her poetry students what she really thinks of their work.  Underneath biting, witty narration lurks a childish, confused, and unrealized adult woman hell-bent on destroying her relationships and professional life, all within the span of a few weeks.

Part comedy, part tragedy, Banshee dramatizes the emotions that lie behind our inhibitions--and the consequences of unleashing them. (Dottir Press)


Event date: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
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ISBN: 9781948340113
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dottir Press - June 4th, 2019
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