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'Love All' Author Callie Wright To Speak At Greenwich Library

Author Callie Wright will speak at the Greenwich Library on Wednesday evening.
Author Callie Wright will speak at the Greenwich Library on Wednesday evening. Photo Credit: Greenwich Library
"Love All," the debut novel by Callie Wright, was just published last week. She will discuss the book at the Greenwich Library.
"Love All," the debut novel by Callie Wright, was just published last week. She will discuss the book at the Greenwich Library. Photo Credit: Greenwich Library

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Callie Wright will read from and discuss her debut novel, "Love All," this week as part of the AuthorsLive@Greenwich Library series.

The event, presented by the library and by Diane's Books, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, in the Meeting Room at the Greenwich Library.

According to Amazon, the book is "an addictive and moving debut about love, fidelity, sports and growing up when you least expect it, told through the irresistible voices of three generations."

"Love All" was just published July 9 by Henry Holt and Co. The hardcover is 272 pages long. Books will be available for purchase and signing through Diane’s Books.

Wright is a reporter-researcher at Vanity Fair. She graduated from Yale and earned her MFA at the University of Virginia, where she was a Poe/Faulkner Fellow in creative writing and won a Raven Society Fellowship. She is the recipient of a Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers and her short fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train and The Southern Review . She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The series is free and open to all, but seating in the Meeting Room is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m . Refreshments will be served. The Greenwich Library is located at 101 W. Putnam Ave.

The Greenwich Library supplied this more detailed account: "When the beloved matriarch of the Obermeyer family, Joanie, dies unexpectedly in her sleep, all three generations of the family are, for the first time, living under one roof and quickly encroaching on one another’s fragile orbits. Eighty-six-year-old Bob Cole is adrift in his daughter’s house without his wife. Anne Obermeyer is increasingly suspicious of her husband, Hugh’s, late nights and missed dinners, and Hugh, the principal of the town’s preschool, is terrified that a scandal at the school will erupt and devastate his life. Fifteen-year-old tennis hopeful Julia is caught in a love triangle with Sam and Carl, her would-be teammates and two best friends, while her brother, Teddy, the star pitcher of Cooperstown High, will soon catch sight of something that will change the family forever.

"At the heart of the Obermeyers’ present-day troubles is the scandal of 'The Sex Cure.' When Anne discovers a battered copy underneath her parents’ old mattress, the Obermeyers cannot escape the family secrets that come rushing to the surface."

For more information, contact Marianne Weill at 203-622-7933 or visit www.greenwichlibrary.org/authorslive.

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